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Stoll Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German Middle Low German stolle ‘prop support frame’ or ‘tunnel in a mine’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter or miner; or a nickname for a clumsy or coarse person. Jewish (from Belarus): metonymic occupational name for a smith from Yiddish dialect stol shtol ‘steel’. Jewish (American): shortened form of some original eastern Ashkenazic surname. English: nickname for someone who made wore or sold stoles from Middle English stole ‘stole’. Compare Stoller

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


Similar surnames: Stolz, Toll, Still, Stull, Stall, Stohl, Stock, Kroll, Groll, Soll

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Where is the Stoll family from?

You can see how Stoll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stoll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stoll families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Stoll families living in New Jersey. This was about 39% of all the recorded Stoll's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Stoll families in 1840.
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What did your Stoll ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stoll. 16% of Stoll men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Stoll women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stoll were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
    16%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Stoll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoll 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Stoll. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Stoll. For the veterans among your Stoll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stoll lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stoll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stoll in 1945 was 20, and 78 in 2004.

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