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Tolley Family History

Tolley Name Meaning
English (chiefly West Midlands): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll (see Towle).Probably an altered spelling of German Tolle.

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

252,377 Historical Documents with Tolley on Ancestry.com
72,160 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,325 Military Records
3,109 Immigration Records
42,524 Census and Voter Lists
129,259 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tolley Families

  • Number of Tolley families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tolley families
     178 - 353
     60 - 177
     1 - 59
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tolley families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tolley census records

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Tolley Family Origin

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Tolley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tolley

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Tolley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tolley census records

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Tolley Civil War Service Records

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