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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tollefson

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

L is for loyalty, that you show.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

F is for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

O is for original, one of a kind!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tollefson

Carrie was born on January 18th, 1977 in Dawson, Minnesota, U.S.


Dave Tollefson is a football player. He was most active from 2007 to 2012. Dave was born on May 19th, 1981 in Walnut Creek, California.


Thor was born on May 2nd, 1901. He breathed his last breath on December 30th, 1982.


Russell was born on September 27th, 1891 in Minneapolis. Russell is also known as Tollefson and Russell I.. He died on May 13th, 1962.


Charles was born on February 28th, 1917 in Elk Point, South Dakota. He left this life on August 20th, 1989.


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Popularity of Tollefson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tollefson U.S.
  White 94.23% 64.26%
  African American 0.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tollefson

People with the last name Tollefson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tollefson

  • How Popular is the name Tollefson? As a last name Tollefson was the 8,345th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Tollefson? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Tollefson was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Tollefson: Your name in reverse order is Nosfellot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Snfloolte. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tollefson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,967 people with the last name Tollefson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tollefson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Tollefson as their last name.

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