Toll Family History

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Toll Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Toll, Old English Toll, or Old Norse Tóli, the latter being derived from a reduced form of a compound name such as þórleifr (composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder (see Thor) + leifr ‘relic’) or þórleikr (composed of the elements þórr + leikr ‘sport’, ‘play’). English: topographic name from toll ‘clump of trees’, a dialect term of Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire. German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, also ‘pretty’ or ‘handsome’. German: from a reduced form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).

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

Similar surnames: Doll, Tull, Tell, Poll, Boll, Noll, Roll, Coll, Holl, Koll

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Toll Family Origin

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Toll Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Toll. 18% of Toll men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Toll women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Toll were Truck Driver and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Toll Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Toll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toll 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Toll. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Toll. For the veterans among your Toll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toll Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Toll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Toll in 1944 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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