Tollefsen Family History

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Tollefsen Name Meaning

Norwegian: from a patronymic from Tollef, a variant of Torleiv, from Old Norse þorleifr, formed with þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder (see Thor) + leifr ‘heir’, ‘descendant’.

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


Similar surnames: Tellefsen, Torgersen, Tolleson, Ellefsen, Tollefsrud, Tonnesen, Toles

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Tollefsen Family Origin

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Tollefsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Tollefsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Tollefsen's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tollefsen.

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Tollefsen Historical Records

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Tollefsen Life Expectancy

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