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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name DOLE

Origin

Dole : 1: English: topographic name from Middle English dol doil ‘portion or share of land’ especially in the common field (Old English dāl). The name might also denote someone who lived ‘(by the) boundary mark’ Middle English dol(e).2: French (Dolé): nickname for a troubled or anxious person from Old French dolé past participle of doler ‘to regret’ (from Latin dolere ‘to hurt’).3: Americanized form of French Daul a surname of German origin.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 39,119 individuals with the name DOLE on Geneanet.

 

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    (588 individuals)
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