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Tolson Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): patronymic from the personal name Toll.

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


Similar surnames: Tolton, Tomson, Tilson, Colson, Dolson, Polson, Tompson, Dotson

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Tolson Family Origin

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Tolson Family Occupations

What did your Tolson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Spinner, Mill Hand and Mill Owner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tolson. The most common Tolson occupation in Canada was Spinner. 33% of Tolson's were Spinners. A less common occupation for the Tolson family was Miller.

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  • Spinner

    33%
  • Mill Hand

    17%
  • Mill Owner

    17%
  • Miller

    17%

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

Tolson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tolson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tolson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tolson. 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 Card

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

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Tolson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tolson lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Tolson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tolson in 1948 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tolson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tolson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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