Toole Family History

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Toole Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Toole, an Americanized form of Ó Tuathail ‘descendant of Tuathal’. English: variant of Toll.

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

Similar surnames: Tooley, Poole, Coole, Tole, Towle, Toles, Toomey, O'toole, Tooke

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Toole Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Toole name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Toole Family Origin

Where is the Toole family from?

Toole Family Occupations

What did your Toole ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Toole occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Toole's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Toole family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toole.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner


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

Toole Historical Records

What Toole family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 75,000 census records available for the last name Toole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toole 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Toole. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Toole. For the veterans among your Toole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toole Life Expectancy

What is the average Toole lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Toole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Toole in 1944 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toole

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toole 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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