Dolen Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Dolan. Perhaps a reduced form of Slovenian Dolenc or Dolenec (see Dolence). German: from a short form of a personal name composed with Germanic theud ‘people’, ‘race’. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Norwegian Døhlen, Dæhlen, habitational names from a number of farmsteads named from Old Norse dalvin (from dalr ‘valley’ + vin ‘meadow’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Holen, Bolen, Nolen, Doten, Doles, Oren, Doren, Olen, Roen, Dole

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Dolen Family Origin

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Dolen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Scholar

    11%
  • Farmers Son

    5%

In 1881, the most common Dolen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Dolen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dolen family was Farmers Son. Farmer, Labourer and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolen.

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Dolen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Dolen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Dolen in 1957 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolen

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