Tolson Family History

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Tolson Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): patronymic from the personal name Toll.

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

Similar surnames: Tolton, Tomson, Tilson, Colson, Dolson, Polson, Tompson, Dotson

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Tolson Family Origin

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Tolson Family Occupations

What did your Tolson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tolson. 4% of Tolson men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Tolson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tolson were Bus Conductor and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Woollen Spinner
  • Candle Maker
  • Bus Conductor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Tolson Historical Records

What Tolson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Tolson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tolson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tolson. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Tolson. For the veterans among your Tolson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tolson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tolson lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Tolson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tolson in 1948 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tolson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tolson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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