Tholl Family History

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Tholl Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone living in or above a forest, from South German dold ‘tree tops’, ‘branches’. Swedish: probably from German toll ‘mad’, ‘crazy’.

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

Similar surnames: Toll, Holl, Doll, Thill, Thorn, Sholl, Thull, Holm, Thal, Scholl

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Tholl Family Origin

Where is the Tholl family from?

Tholl Family Occupations

What did your Tholl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tholl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Tholl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tholl family was Coat Maker. Farmer, Car Works and Carriage Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tholl.

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  • Farmer

  • Car Works

  • Carriage Smith

  • Coat Maker


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

Tholl Historical Records

What Tholl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tholl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tholl 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 447 immigration records available for the last name Tholl. 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 439 military records available for the last name Tholl. For the veterans among your Tholl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tholl Life Expectancy

What is the average Tholl lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tholl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tholl in 1946 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tholl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tholl 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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