Wolle Family History

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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

What did your Wolle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Button Dyer Master and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wolle. 17% of Wolle men worked as a Button Dyer Master and 38% of Wolle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolle were Retired Mechnic (threshing Qlat) and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Button Dyer Master
    17%
  • Clerk (grocery)
    17%
  • Miner
    17%
  • Retired Mechnic (threshing Qlat)
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    38%
  • Cashier Butchers
    7%
  • Domestic
    7%
  • Domestic Servant
    7%

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

Wolle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wolle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolle 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 605 immigration records available for the last name Wolle. 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 Wolle. For the veterans among your Wolle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolle Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolle lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolle 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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