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Woll Surname Meaning

English: variant of Wool . German: variant of Wolle . Norwegian: variant of Voll .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wolle, Poll, Wold, Soll, Moll, Wolf, Wool, Doll, Coll, Wall

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Where is the Woll family from?

You can see how Woll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Woll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Woll families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Woll families living in London. This was about 28% of all the recorded Woll's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Woll families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Woll surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Woll ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Woll. 67% of Woll women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Domestic Servant
    34%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Woll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woll census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Woll. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Woll. For the veterans among your Woll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Woll lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Woll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Woll in 1952 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

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