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Dole History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , German , Irish


The Dole surname is derived from the Middle English word "dole," meaning a "portion, or share of land."


Early Origins of the Dole family


The surname Dole was first found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Livery Dole in Exeter, Devon, is an ancient triangular site in eastern Exeter. It was most notoriously used as a place for executions and dates back to at least 1279 when it was derived from the Old English word "Leofhere" + "dole", a portion of land.

Small Dole is a village in the Horsham District of West Sussex.


Early History of the Dole family


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Dole Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Dole, Dollen, Doling, Dolins and others.

Early Notables of the Dole family (pre 1700)


Outstanding amongst the family at this time was William Dole (died 1403), English prelate, Canon of Windsor (1377-1403), Vicar of Exning, Suffolk in 1371 and Vicar of Croydon, Surrey in 1371. Dorcas Dole (died 1717) was a...
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Migration of the Dole family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dole Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Dole, who was among Thomase who attempted a settlement in Willamsburg, Virginia in 1607
  • Richard Dole, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1607 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Peter Dole, age 20, who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Peter Dole, aged 20, who landed in Virginia in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • George Dole, who arrived in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1637 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dole Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anthony Dole, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1766 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Dole Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William M Dole, who landed in Canada in 1831
  • James Dole, who arrived in Nova Scotia, Canada sometime between the years 1598-1867

Dole Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Dole, aged 18, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Shackamaxon" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 20 January 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SHACKAMAXON 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/shackamaxon1853.shtml.

Dole Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Dole, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Dole (post 1700)


  • Robert Joseph "Bob" Dole (b. 1923), American politician, United States senator (1969-1996), and Republican presidential candidate in 1996, awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in January 2018
  • Emily Dole (1957-2018), Samoan-American athlete, actress and professional wrestler
  • William P. Dole, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1860
  • Robert Joseph Dole (b. 1923), American Republican politician, Member of Kansas State House of Representatives, 1951-53; U.S. Representative from Kansas, 1961-69; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1969-96; Resigned 1996; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1971-73; Candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1976; Candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1980, 1988; Candidate for President of the United States, 1996
  • Robert A. Dole, American Republican politician, Candidate for Governor of California, 2003
  • John W. Dole, American Republican politician, Member of New Hampshire State Senate 5th District; Elected 1948
  • Harry S. Dole, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization)
  • Elizabeth Hanford Dole (b. 1936), American Republican politician, Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1973-79; U.S. Secretary of Transportation, 1983-87; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1989-90; President, American Red Cross, 1991-2000; Candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2000; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 2003-
  • Charles Dole, American politician, Member of Vermont State House of Representatives from Northfield, 1888
  • Andrew T. Dole, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Portland, Maine, 1861-65
  • ... (Another 19 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 20 January 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SHACKAMAXON 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/shackamaxon1853.shtml.


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