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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Czech and Slovak (Dolák) : topographic name for someone living in the lower part of a village, a variant of Dolejš (see Doles 2), or habitational name for someone from a place called Důl or Dolan.
  • Polish : patronymic form of Dola meaning ‘fate’, ‘destiny’.
  • Polish : topographic name from a derivative of dó{l-} ‘pit’, ‘hole’.
  • Polish : possibly from a pet form of the personal name Adolf.

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