Dolle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Dolle surname finds its earliest origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name is derived from the name Dalman. Another alternative version is that the surname Dolle originally derived from the Old English word Doelan which referred to set out in position land or lots. Later a doleman would be responsible for distribution of land or alms as part of the lord and tenant agreement that occurred during the feudal ages.
Early Origins of the Dolle family
The surname Dolle was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Important Dates for the Dolle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dolle research. Another 238 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1280, 1340, 1650, 1587, 1622, 1697 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Dolle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Dolle Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Dolle are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Dolle include: Dolman, Dollman, Doleman, Doalman, Dolmen, Dolmin, Dolmane, Dollmin, Dolemin, Dolemen, Dolmun, Doalmen, Doalmin, Doalmun, Dolle, Doman, Dooman and many more.
Early Notables of the Dolle family (pre 1700)
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Dolle migration to the United States
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Dolle or a variant listed above:
Typical Dolle Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Dolle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Richard Dolle, who landed in Virginia in 1658 
Dolle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John Dolle, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1715 (or 1716)
- John Dolle, who arrived in Boston in 1715 (or 1716)
- Lorentz Dolle, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 
- Georg Dolle, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 
- Henrich Dolle, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1767 
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Dolle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- J G Dolle, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1800 
- Christine Dolle, who arrived in Texas in 1860
Contemporary Notables of the name Dolle (post 1700)
- John H. Dolle, American politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Bollinger County, 1869-72
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- ^ 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)