Tolliver Family History

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Tolliver Name Meaning

English: variant of Telfer. Americanized form of the Italian family name Taliaferro (cognate with 1), from tagliare ‘to cut’ + ferro ‘iron’, probably applied as a nickname for a metal worker or a fierce fighter (see genealogical note).

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


Similar surnames: Colliver, Hollier, Dolliver, Toller, Welliver, Woliver, Oliver

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Tolliver Family Origin

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Tolliver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tolliver. The most common Tolliver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Tolliver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tolliver family was Keeping House.

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Tolliver Historical Records

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Tolliver Life Expectancy

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