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Nolf Name Meaning

Flemish and German: from a short form of the personal name Arnolf composed of the ancient Germanic elements arn ‘eagle’ + wulf ‘wolf’. This surname is very rare in Germany; see also Nolff . Flemish: from a shortened form of the personal name Nodolf derived from the personal name Odolf by transfer of the final -n in a preceding personal name such as Jan Simoen. Odolf is composed of the ancient Germanic elements aud ‘wealth’ + wulf ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Rolf, Wolf, Noll, Volk, Nold, Nord, Noe, Boff, Nohl, Hole

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You can see how Nolf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nolf family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nolf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Nolf families living in Essex. This was about 42% of all the recorded Nolf's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Nolf families in 1891.
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What did your Nolf ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nolf. 100% of Nolf women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 488 immigration records available for the last name Nolf. 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 982 military records available for the last name Nolf. For the veterans among your Nolf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nolf lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nolf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Nolf in 1963 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

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