Toller Family History

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Toller Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and North German (also Töller): occupational name for a toll taker or tax collector, from an agent derivative of Middle English toll ‘tax’, ‘payment’, Middle Low German toll (from Late Latin toloneum, teloneum, a derivative of Greek telos ‘tax’). English: habitational name from Toller in Dorset, named from a British river name, apparently composed of elements akin to Welsh toll ‘hollow’, ‘pierced’ + dw(f)r ‘stream’. German: from a short form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew). German: nickname meaning ‘foolish one’ or ‘handsome one’; a noun derivative of Toll 3.

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

Similar surnames: Tuller, Tiller, Woller, Koller, Holler, Stoller, Boller, Teller

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Toller Family Origin

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Toller Family Occupations

What did your Toller ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrician Wireman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Toller. 66% of Toller women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Electrician Wireman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated
  • Housekeeper

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

Toller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Toller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toller 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 Toller. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Toller. For the veterans among your Toller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toller Life Expectancy

What is the average Toller lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Toller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Toller in 1959 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toller

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