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Tollett Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tullet(t), apparently a metonymic occupational name for a maker of armor, from Middle English tuillet denoting a piece of medieval armor that protects the thigh, from a diminutive of Old French tieule ‘plaque’, ‘tile’.

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

Similar surnames: Wollett, Pallett, Follett, Pellett, Hollett, Bullett, Toller, Tolley

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Where is the Tollett family from?

You can see how Tollett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tollett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tollett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there was 1 Tollett family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Tollett's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Tollett families in 1911.
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What did your Tollett ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tollett. .

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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

  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 428 immigration records available for the last name Tollett. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tollett. For the veterans among your Tollett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tollett lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tollett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tollett in 1960 was 20, and 69 in 2004.

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