Idol Family History

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Idol Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Welsh Idle.

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


Similar surnames: Idell, Krol, Idle, Dow, Cool, Ion, Ide, Imel, Ridl, Bol

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Idol Family Origin

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Idol Family Occupations

What did your Idol ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Idol. A less common occupation for the Idol family was Keeps House. The most common Idol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Idol's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Idol ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Idol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Idol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Idol census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Idol

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Idol. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Idol. For the veterans among your Idol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Idol Life Expectancy

What is the average Idol lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Idol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Idol in 1956 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Idol

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Idol 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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