Toll Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Toll, Old English Toll, or Old Norse Tóli, the latter being derived from a reduced form of a compound name such as þórleifr (composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder (see Thor) + leifr ‘relic’) or þórleikr (composed of the elements þórr + leikr ‘sport’, ‘play’). English: topographic name from toll ‘clump of trees’, a dialect term of Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire. German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, also ‘pretty’ or ‘handsome’. German: from a reduced form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).

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


Similar surnames: Doll, Tull, Tell, Poll, Boll, Noll, Roll, Coll, Holl, Koll

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Toll Family Origin

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Toll Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Toll occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Toll's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Toll family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toll.

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Toll Historical Records

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Toll Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Toll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Toll in 1944 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toll

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