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Toelle Name Meaning

German (Tölle): from a pet form of the personal name Bertold (see Berthold ). Compare Tolle

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Toelke, Koelle, Tolle, Nelle, Bolle, Welle, Telle, Toll, Nolle, Tuell

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Where is the Toelle family from?

You can see how Toelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toelle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Toelle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Toelle families living in Missouri. This was about 29% of all the recorded Toelle's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Toelle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Toelle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Toelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Toelle. 48% of Toelle men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Toelle women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Toelle were Farm Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Secretary
  • School Teacher
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Toelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toelle 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 364 immigration records available for the last name Toelle. 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 774 military records available for the last name Toelle. For the veterans among your Toelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Toelle lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Toelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Toelle in 1955 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

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