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Voll Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of fifty or more farmsteads all over Norway, so named from Old Norse vollr ‘grassy field’, ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Volle, Valle, Soll, Voge, Roll, Doll, Toll, Boll, Fall, Poll

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Where is the Voll family from?

You can see how Voll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Voll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Voll families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 89 Voll families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Voll's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Voll families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Voll surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Voll ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Voll. 93% of Voll men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Voll women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Voll were Labourer and 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
    93%
  • Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Machine Operator
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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What Voll family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Voll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Voll 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Voll. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Voll. For the veterans among your Voll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Voll lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Voll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Voll in 1957 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

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