Tolley Family History

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Tolley Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll (see Towle).Probably an altered spelling of German Tolle.

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


Similar surnames: Tilley, Tooley, Toller, Talley, Holley, Lolley, Rolley, Colley

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Tolley Family Origin

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Tolley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tolley family was Coal Miner. The most common Tolley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Tolley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tolley.

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Tolley Historical Records

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Tolley Life Expectancy

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