Toland Family History

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Toland Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of O’Toland, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuathaláin ‘descendant of Tuathalán’, a personal name formed from a pet form of Tuathal (see O’Toole).

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


Similar surnames: Boland, Roland, Toran, Noland, Tolan, Poland, Soland, Leland, Voland

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Toland Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Toland name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Toland. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    49%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    27%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Italy

    2%

  • France

    2%

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Toland Family Origin

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Toland Family Occupations

What did your Toland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toland. The most common Toland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Toland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Toland family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Toland Historical Records

What Toland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Toland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toland 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Toland. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Toland. For the veterans among your Toland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toland Life Expectancy

What is the average Toland lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Toland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Toland in 1945 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toland 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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