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Tollnes Family History

Tollnes 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: Tolles, Toller, Toles, Tolonen, Tilles, Tolley, Wollner, Tolle

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Where is the Tollnes family from?

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

What did your Tollnes ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tollnes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 19 census records available for the last name Tollnes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tollnes 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Tollnes. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Tollnes. For the veterans among your Tollnes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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