Dollar History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dollar family

The surname Dollar was first found in Clackmannanshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Chlach Mhannainn), nicknamed the “wee county,” it is the smallest Council Area of Scotland, located in southeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat in the town of Dallar. The name was first recorded in Scotland in the 14th century when Matthew Dollar was recorded at an inquest in 1316 at Kirkcaldy.

Early History of the Dollar family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dollar research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dollar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dollar Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dollar, Doller, Dolar, Doler, Dollare, Dollour and many more.

Early Notables of the Dollar family (pre 1700)

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United States Dollar migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dollar Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Mary Dollar, who landed in Virginia in 1650 [1]
Dollar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Miss Dollar, aged 53, who immigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Fanny Dollar, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1896
  • William Dollar, aged 68, who immigrated to America from Belfast, Ireland, in 1897
Dollar Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Arthur M. Dollar, aged 27, who immigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Christina Dollar, aged 30, who landed in America from Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1908
  • Rosie Dollar, aged 22, who immigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Bessie Dollar, who immigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • John Hetherington Dollar, aged 46, who settled in America from Burnhan on Crouch, England, in 1917
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Dollar migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dollar Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Andrew L. Dollar, aged 43, who immigrated to Calgary, Alberta, in 1917
  • Alexander M. Dollar, aged 41, who immigrated to Vancouver, Canada, in 1920
  • Alice May Dollar, aged 28, who settled in Vancouver, Canada, in 1920

Contemporary Notables of the name Dollar (post 1700) +

  • Nelson Dollar, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1996
  • G. R. Dollar, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1948
  • Dennis Dollar, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1996
  • William Dollar (1907-1986), American ballet dancer
  • Matt Dollar (b. 1977), American politician
  • Johnny Dollar (1922-1986), American country and rockabilly singer, songwriter and guitarist
  • Creflo Dollar (b. 1962), American televangelist
  • Caroline Dollar (b. 1983), American actress
  • Cameron Dollar (b. 1975), American former college basketball player and current head coach of Seattle University's men's basketball team
  • William Everett "Bill" Dollar (1950-1996), American radio host
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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)


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