Kole Family History

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Kole Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Kohl.

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

Similar surnames: Cole, Kale, Kone, Koble, Pole, Bole, Koke, Fowle, Koles, Kile

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Kole Family Origin

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Kole Family Occupations

What did your Kole ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kole. A less common occupation for the Kole family was Works In Bakery. The most common Kole occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kole's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Stone Mason

  • Works In Bakery


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

Kole Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kole 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kole. 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 596 military records available for the last name Kole. For the veterans among your Kole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kole Life Expectancy

What is the average Kole lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kole in 1955 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kole

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kole 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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