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Toelle Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Bertold (see Berthold). German: variant of Tolle. Eastern German (Tölle): of Slavic origin, from toliti ‘to soothe or calm’.

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


Similar surnames: Toelke, Koelle, Tolle, Nelle, Bolle, Welle, Telle, Toll, Nolle, Tuell

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Where is the Toelle family from?

You can see how Toelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toelle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Toelle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Toelle family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Toelle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Toelle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Toelle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Toelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Toelle. 48% of Toelle men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Toelle women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Toelle were Farm Laborer and Stenographer.

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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
    48%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    29%
  • Secretary
    22%
  • School Teacher
    22%
  • Stenographer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Toelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toelle 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 364 immigration records available for the last name Toelle. 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 774 military records available for the last name Toelle. For the veterans among your Toelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Toelle lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Toelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Toelle in 1955 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

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