Nolder Family History

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Nolder Name Meaning

German: probably an altered form of Noeld(n)er, an occupational name for a needlemaker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German nalde ‘needle’, metathesized form of nadele (see Nadler).

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

Similar surnames: Nolde, Molder, Holder, Norder, Dolder, Noller, Nalder, Kolter, Loder

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Nolder Family Origin

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Nolder Family Occupations

What did your Nolder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nolder. A less common occupation for the Nolder family was Machinist. The most common Nolder occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Nolder's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Machinist


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

Nolder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Nolder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nolder 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 255 immigration records available for the last name Nolder. 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 818 military records available for the last name Nolder. For the veterans among your Nolder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nolder Life Expectancy

What is the average Nolder lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Nolder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Nolder in 1943 was 40, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nolder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nolder 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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