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Nol Family History

Nol Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Noe, Sol, No, Noel, Pol, Noll, Nolf, Noy, Mol, Noh

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Where is the Nol family from?

You can see how Nol families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nol family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Nol families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Nol family living in North Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Nol's in the USA. North Carolina and 1 other state had the highest population of Nol families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nol surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nol ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nol. 31% of Nol men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Miner
    16%
  • Farming
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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What Nol family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nol census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 380 immigration records available for the last name Nol. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Nol. For the veterans among your Nol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nol lifespan?

Between 1989 and 1995, in the United States, Nol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nol in 1989 was 72, and 35 in 1995.

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