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Zoller Family History

Zoller Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Zöller): occupational name for a toller customs officer Middle High German zoller German Zoller. In the past there were toll posts at river ports mountain passes narrows (in the road) as well as at national frontiers. Compare Zoeller .

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


Similar surnames: Zeller, Boller, Woller, Koller, Toller, Zollner, Poller, Roller

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Where is the Zoller family from?

You can see how Zoller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zoller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Zoller families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Zoller families living in New York. This was about 46% of all the recorded Zoller's in USA. New York had the highest population of Zoller families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zoller surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zoller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zoller. 12% of Zoller men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Zoller women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zoller were Machinist and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Zoller. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Zoller. For the veterans among your Zoller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zoller lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Zoller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Zoller in 1951 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

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