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Nolde Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Arnold . German: habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein.

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

Similar surnames: Nolle, Nolder, Bode, Bold, Nolte, Nold, Notte, Golde, Molle, Hole

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Where is the Nolde family from?

You can see how Nolde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nolde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Nolde families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Nolde family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Nolde's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Nolde families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nolde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nolde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nolde. 13% of Nolde men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Nolde women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nolde were Foreman and Beautician. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Beautician
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nolde. 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 955 military records available for the last name Nolde. For the veterans among your Nolde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nolde lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nolde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nolde in 1961 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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