Wolle Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for worker or dealer in wool, from Middle High German wolle ‘wool’. Norwegian: spelling variant of Volle.

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


Similar surnames: Woller, Bolle, Molle, Woll, Tolle, Nolle, Welle, Polce, Holle, Colle

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Wolle Family Origin

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Wolle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeps House

    18%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Clergyman

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Wolle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Wolle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wolle family was Clergyman. Farmer, Keeps House and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolle.

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Wolle Historical Records

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Wolle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Wolle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wolle in 1962 was 56, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolle

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