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Tolleson Family History

Tolleson Name Meaning
Swedish: patronymic from a variant of the personal name Torleiv (see Tollefsen).Respelling of Norwegian Taalesen or Tålesen, cognate with 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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8,625 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,546 Military Records
260 Immigration Records
3,838 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Tolleson Families

  • Number of Tolleson families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tolleson families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tolleson last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tolleson Family Origin

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Tolleson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tolleson

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Tolleson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Tolleson Civil War Service Records

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