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Noll Surname Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic personal names composed of the first element ending with -n + wald ‘rule’ for example Arnold and Reinwald . South German: nickname for a rotund or naive person from Middle High German nol ‘hillock knoll’. German (Nöll): see Noell . Jewish (Ashkenazic): perhaps an occupational name from Yiddish nol ‘awl’.

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

Similar surnames: Nell, Knoll, Nill, Roll, Toll, Koll, Nolf, Poll, Boll, Doll

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Where is the Noll family from?

You can see how Noll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Noll families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 27 Noll families living in Glamorgan. This was about 27% of all the recorded Noll's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Noll families in 1891.
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What did your Noll ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Noll. 79% of Noll 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
  • Agricultural Worker Heavy
  • Cardboard Box Maker
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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Noll. 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 Cards

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Noll. For the veterans among your Noll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noll lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Noll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Noll in 1940 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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