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Dolphin Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Duffin. The surname was taken to Ireland at the time of the Anglo-Norman invasion in the 12th century, and the original bearers of the name settled in County Galway.

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


Similar surnames: Dauphin, Alphin, Gilpin, Golphin, Polin, Dolph, Dollman, Coppin

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Dolphin Family Origin

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Dolphin Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dolphin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Agent For Lobster...

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, the most common Dolphin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Dolphin's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Agent For Lobster... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolphin. A less common occupation for the Dolphin family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Dolphin | Data not to scale

Dolphin Historical Records

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Dolphin Life Expectancy

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