Tollett Family History

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Tollett Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tullet(t), apparently a metonymic occupational name for a maker of armor, from Middle English tuillet denoting a piece of medieval armor that protects the thigh, from a diminutive of Old French tieule ‘plaque’, ‘tile’.

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


Similar surnames: Wollett, Pallett, Follett, Pellett, Hollett, Bullett, Toller, Tolley

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Tollett Family Origin

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Tollett Family Occupations

What did your Tollett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tollett. 4% of Tollett men worked as a Bricklayer and 52% of Tollett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tollett were Steel Hardener and Branch Clerk Grocery

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Cotton Weaver
    2%
  • Steel Hardener
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Blanket Weaver
    2%
  • Branch Clerk Grocery
    2%

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

Tollett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tollett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tollett 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Tollett. 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 Tollett. For the veterans among your Tollett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tollett Life Expectancy

What is the average Tollett lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tollett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tollett in 1960 was 20, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tollett

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