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Shroll Family History

Shroll Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly an Anglicized form of the German name Schroll, a nickname for a coarse person, from Middle High German schrolle ‘lump’, ‘clod’

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


Similar surnames: Schroll, Roll, Stoll, Scholl, Groll, Shrode, Holl, Kroll, Troll

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Where is the Shroll family from?

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

What did your Shroll ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shroll. 56% of Shroll men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    56%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    100%
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What Shroll family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shroll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shroll 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 87 immigration records available for the last name Shroll. 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 247 military records available for the last name Shroll. For the veterans among your Shroll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shroll lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shroll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Shroll in 1956 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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