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Woller Name Meaning

English (Sussex Surrey and Middlesex): habitational name from Wooler (Northumberland) which probably derives from Old English wella ‘well spring stream’ + ofer ‘slope hill ridge’ or sometimes an occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle English woll wull ‘wool’ (Old English wull) for a wool dealer or someone who worked with wool. German: occupational name for a wool worker whose job was to prepare wool for spinning Middle High German wollære. German: variant of Walther .

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

Similar surnames: Weller, Waller, Toller, Wollner, Soller, Holler, Koller, Wolle

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Where is the Woller family from?

You can see how Woller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Woller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Woller families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 16 Woller families living in Lancashire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Woller's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Woller families in 1891.
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What did your Woller ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clog Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Woller. 100% of Woller men worked as a Clog Maker and 70% of Woller 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Clog Maker

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Charwoman
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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Woller. For the veterans among your Woller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Woller lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Woller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Woller in 1957 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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