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Noll Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various medieval personal names derived from Germanic personal names ending in -n + wald ‘rule’, for example Arnold and Reinwald. South German: nickname for a rotund or naive person, from Middle High German nol ‘hillock’, ‘knoll’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps an occupational name from Yiddish nol ‘awl’.

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


Similar surnames: Nell, Knoll, Nill, Roll, Toll, Koll, Nolf, Poll, Boll, Doll

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Where is the Noll family from?

You can see how Noll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Noll families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 51 Noll families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Noll's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Noll families in 1911.
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What did your Noll ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Noll. 60% of Noll 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Rentier
    20%
  • Journalier
    20%
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Census Records

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Noll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noll 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Noll. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Noll. For the veterans among your Noll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noll lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Noll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Noll in 1940 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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