Nolte Family History

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Nolte Name Meaning

German (also Nölte): from a short form of any of various medieval personal names derived from Germanic personal names ending with -n + wald ‘rule’, for example Arnold and Reinwald. Compare Noll 1.

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


Similar surnames: Notte, Nolde, Holte, Bolte, North, Nold, Bolt, Nolle, Noelke, Colle

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Nolte Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nolte name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    46%

  • Germanic Europe

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Nolte Family Origin

Where is the Nolte family from?

Nolte Family Occupations

What did your Nolte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nolte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Nolte's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nolte. A less common occupation for the Nolte family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Nolte Historical Records

What Nolte family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Nolte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nolte 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Nolte. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Nolte. For the veterans among your Nolte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nolte Life Expectancy

What is the average Nolte lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Nolte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nolte in 1942 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nolte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nolte 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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