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Noll Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic personal names composed of the first element ending with -n + wald ‘rule’ for example Arnold and Reinwald . South German: nickname for a rotund or naive person from Middle High German nol ‘hillock knoll’. German (Nöll): see Noell . Jewish (Ashkenazic): perhaps an occupational name from Yiddish nol ‘awl’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Noll family from?

You can see how Noll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Noll families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 59 Noll families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 78% of all the recorded Noll's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Noll families in 1840.
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What did your Noll ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Noll. 14% of Noll men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Noll women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Noll were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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