Dolley Family History

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Dolley Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Duley.

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


Similar surnames: Olley, Polley, Rolley, Jolley, Colley, Pulley, Dalley, Dolney, Dowley

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Dolley Family Origin

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Dolley Family Occupations

What did your Dolley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolley. A less common occupation for the Dolley family was Laborer. The most common Dolley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Dolley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Dolley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dolley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dolley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dolley. For the veterans among your Dolley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolley Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dolley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dolley in 1963 was 68, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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