Noll Family History

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Noll Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various medieval personal names derived from Germanic personal names ending in -n + wald ‘rule’, for example Arnold and Reinwald. South German: nickname for a rotund or naive person, from Middle High German nol ‘hillock’, ‘knoll’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps an occupational name from Yiddish nol ‘awl’.

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

Similar surnames: Nell, Knoll, Nill, Roll, Toll, Koll, Nolf, Poll, Boll, Doll

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Noll Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Noll name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Noll. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Noll Family Origin

Where is the Noll family from?

Noll Family Occupations

What did your Noll ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Noll occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Noll's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Noll family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Noll.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Noll Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Noll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noll 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Noll. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Noll. For the veterans among your Noll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Noll Life Expectancy

What is the average Noll lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Noll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Noll in 1940 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Noll 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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