Nold Family History

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Nold Name Meaning

North German: from the short form of the personal name Arnold. Probably an altered form of Nolde (which is much more frequent in Germany).

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

Similar surnames: Bold, Gold, Nolf, Noll, Nolde, Old, Nord, Dold, Rolf, Nohl

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Nold Family Origin

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Nold Family Occupations

What did your Nold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Nold's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nold. A less common occupation for the Nold family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nold ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Nold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Nold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nold census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 890 immigration records available for the last name Nold. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Nold. For the veterans among your Nold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nold Life Expectancy

What is the average Nold lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Nold in 1959 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nold ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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