History of your Surname
Get access to Dol family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Dol Family History

Dol Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Don, Sol, Doll, Dole, Pol, Doe, Doi, Dow, Dul, Mol

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Dol family from?

You can see how Dol families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dol family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Dol families were found in USA in 1880. In 1871 there was 1 Dol family living in Argyll. This was 100% of all the recorded Dol's in Scotland. Argyll had the highest population of Dol families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dol surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dol ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dol. 100% of Dol women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

View Census Data for Dol | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Dol family records will you find?

Census Records

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

Search Australian census records for Dol

Passenger Lists

There are 810 immigration records available for the last name Dol. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Dol immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Dol. For the veterans among your Dol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Dol military records

You've only scratched the surface of Dol family history

Discover More

What is the average Dol lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Dol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dol in 1966 was 88, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dol

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Dol family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Dol last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial