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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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Where is the Nolte family from?

You can see how Nolte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nolte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nolte families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Nolte family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Nolte's in USA. New York had the highest population of Nolte families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nolte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nolte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nolte. 23% of Nolte men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Nolte women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nolte were Clerk 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
    23%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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