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Wold Genealogy and Wold Family History Information

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  • Nels Wold (1895 - 1918)
    The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Nels T. Wold (ASN: 2140528), United States Army, for extra...
  • Aage Loa Wold (1875 - 1958)
    Kirkebok, dåp Sokn: Skt Paul, Herred: Sokkelund, Amt: København, 1867-1876, Opslag 206, Nr 149 (nest øverst) Folketellingen 1885 København, København (Staden), Dronningens Tværgade (Lige numre), ...
  • Aagot Wold (1908 - 2006)
  • Aaltien Jans Holt (deceased)
  • Aaltje Wolf (Wold) (1832 - 1905)

About the Wold surname

Wold Name Meaning Norwegian: variant spelling of Vold (see Voll). English: topographic name for someone who lived on any of the areas of open upland known from Middle English times onwards as wolds (e.g. the Yorkshire Wolds or the Cotswolds). This term derives from Old English wald ‘forest’ (see Wald). After the extensive clearance of forests in England, from before the Norman Conquest onward, the Old English term wald came to denote open uplands (wolds) in Middle English in certain areas of England.