Tollett Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Tollett Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tullet(t), apparently a metonymic occupational name for a maker of armor, from Middle English tuillet denoting a piece of medieval armor that protects the thigh, from a diminutive of Old French tieule ‘plaque’, ‘tile’.

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


Similar surnames: Wollett, Pallett, Follett, Pellett, Hollett, Bullett, Toller, Tolley

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Tollett Family Origin

Where is the Tollett family from?

Tollett Family Occupations

What did your Tollett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tollett family was Laborer On Farm. The most common Tollett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Tollett's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tollett.

View Census data for Tollett | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer On Farm

    7%

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

Tollett Historical Records

What Tollett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tollett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tollett 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 Tollett

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tollett. 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.

View all Tollett immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Tollett military records

You've only scratched the surface of Tollett family history.

Tollett Life Expectancy

What is the average Tollett lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tollett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tollett in 1960 was 20, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tollett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tollett 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.

Famous Tollett Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Look up another name