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Wollan Name Meaning

English: variant of Woolen. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mainly in Trøndelag, named Vollan, from the definite plural form of Voll (‘meadow’). Compare Wollen.

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


Similar surnames: Wollen, Holtan, Wollam, Wollin, Allan, Wolman, Roldan, Willan, Colla

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Wollan Family Origin

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Wollan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Merchant

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Wollan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Wollan's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wollan. A less common occupation for the Wollan family was Farm Laborer.

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Wollan Historical Records

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Wollan Life Expectancy

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