Mol Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Dutch mol ‘mole’, perhaps for a very short-sighted or blind person, or someone with dark hair. (van Mol): habitational name for someone from Mol in Antwerp province.

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

Similar surnames: Mole, Moll, Mox, Sol, Pol, Mola, Mon, Mohr, Milz, Mock

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Mol Family Origin

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Mol Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Mol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Mol's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mol family was Labourer. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mol.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Shop

  • Labourer


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Mol Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 394 military records available for the last name Mol. For the veterans among your Mol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mol Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mol in 1963 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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