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Volle Name Meaning

German: variant of Voll. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse vollr ‘grassy field’, ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Valle, Voll, Nolle, Bolle, Velde, Holle, Voge, Wollen, Wolle, Dolle

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Where is the Volle family from?

You can see how Volle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Volle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Volle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Volle families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Volle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Volle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Volle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Volle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Volle. 35% of Volle men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Volle women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Volle were Farm Laborer and Housewife.

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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
    35%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Mechanic
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Volle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Volle 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 507 immigration records available for the last name Volle. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Volle. For the veterans among your Volle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Volle lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Volle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Volle in 1962 was 74, and 66 in 2004.

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