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Tolliver Family History

Tolliver Name Meaning
English: variant of Telfer. UK 4, Bristol.Americanized form of the Italian family name Taliaferro (cognate with 1), from tagliare ‘to cut’ + ferro ‘iron’, probably applied as a nickname for a metal worker or a fierce fighter (see genealogical note).

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

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Name Distribution of Tolliver Families

  • Number of Tolliver families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tolliver families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tolliver last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tolliver Family Origin

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Tolliver Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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