Nolde Family History

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Nolde Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Arnold. German: in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a needlemaker, from Middle High German nalde ‘needle’ (variant of nadel). Compare Nadler. German: habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein.

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

Similar surnames: Nolle, Nolder, Bode, Bold, Nolte, Nold, Notte, Golde, Molle, Hole

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Nolde Family Origin

Where is the Nolde family from?

Nolde Family Occupations

What did your Nolde ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artis Refugee and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nolde. 8% of Nolde men worked as an Artis Refugee and 50% of Nolde women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nolde were Builders Painters Labourer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artis Refugee
  • Baker (bread)
  • Bread Baker Retired
  • Builders Painters Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clerk Refugee
  • Domestic Duties Hotel
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nolde Historical Records

What Nolde family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nolde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nolde 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nolde. 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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Draft Card

There are 955 military records available for the last name Nolde. For the veterans among your Nolde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nolde Life Expectancy

What is the average Nolde lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nolde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nolde in 1961 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nolde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nolde 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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