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Koll Surname Meaning

German:: (also Köll): from a short form of the old personal name Colo (see Kolling ) or in Austria of Koloman (see Kolman 2 and ). (Köll): perhaps a habitational name from Köln (Cologne) Cölln (Saxony Palatinate) Kölln (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Schleswig-Holstein Saarland). nickname from Middle Low German kolle ‘head’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Noll, Toll, Holl, Poll, Kroll, Roll, Knoll, Kill, Doll, Kohl

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Where is the Koll family from?

You can see how Koll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Koll families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 15 Koll families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Koll's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Koll families in 1891.
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What did your Koll ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Housewife (refugee) was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Koll. 100% of Koll women worked as a Housewife (refugee). .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Housewife (refugee)
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Koll. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Koll. For the veterans among your Koll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koll lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Koll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Koll in 1952 was 31, and 85 in 2004.

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