Tolan Family History

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Tolan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Toland.

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


Similar surnames: Toolan, Polan, Toland, Bolan, Folan, Nolan, Nolen, Toran, Solan, Goan

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Tolan Family Origin

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Tolan Family Occupations

What did your Tolan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tolan. A less common occupation for the Tolan family was Farm Laborer. The most common Tolan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Tolan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Tolan Historical Records

What Tolan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tolan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tolan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Tolan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tolan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tolan. For the veterans among your Tolan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tolan Life Expectancy

What is the average Tolan lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tolan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tolan in 1953 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tolan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tolan 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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