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Doles Surname Meaning

English: altered form of Dole with excrescent -s. Slovenian: probably from a shortened form of hudoles (literary ‘evil wood’) a term denoting a wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana) and an alder buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Domes, Dolen, Dole, Toles, Nolen, Miles, Ales, Doris, Dolese, Oles

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Where is the Doles family from?

You can see how Doles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Doles families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Doles families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 62% of all the recorded Doles's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Doles families in 1891.
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What did your Doles ancestors do for a living?

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

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*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
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Doles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doles census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 531 immigration records available for the last name Doles. 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.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Doles lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Doles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Doles in 1946 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

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