Tolsma Family History

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Tolsma Name Meaning

Frisian: occupational name for a toll collector.

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


Similar surnames: Tolman, Torma, Boersma, Bosma, Bylsma, Tolson, Rosman, Colomb

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Tolsma Family Origin

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Tolsma Family Occupations

What did your Tolsma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tolsma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Tolsma's were Farmers. Farmer and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tolsma.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Stone Mason

    50%

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

Tolsma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tolsma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tolsma 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tolsma. 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 Tolsma. For the veterans among your Tolsma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tolsma Life Expectancy

What is the average Tolsma lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Tolsma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tolsma in 1961 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tolsma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tolsma 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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