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Nolle Name Meaning

German: variant of Noll. North German: habitational name from the Nolle district in Westphalia. North German (Nölle): topographic name from Middle High German nol, nel(le) ‘peak’, ‘summit’, also the name from several streams so named in Westphalia. German (Nölle): variant of Noll 1. French (Nollé): variant of Nolet.

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


Similar surnames: Nolde, Bolle, Molle, Holle, Noble, Noll, Nelle, Volle, Koller, Wolle

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Where is the Nolle family from?

You can see how Nolle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nolle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Nolle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Nolle families living in Missouri. This was about 33% of all the recorded Nolle's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Nolle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nolle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nolle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nolle. 26% of Nolle men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Nolle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nolle were Carpenter and Seamstress.

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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
    26%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Housework
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Seamstress
    15%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 879 immigration records available for the last name Nolle. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nolle. For the veterans among your Nolle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nolle lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nolle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nolle in 1961 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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