Mole Family History

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Mole Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone supposedly resembling a mole (the burrowing mammal), Middle English mol(le) (from Dutch or Low German mol), for example in having poor eyesight. English: nickname for someone with a prominent mole or blemish on the face, from Middle English mole (Old English mal). English: from an Old English masculine personal name, Moll. English: from Old Norse moli ‘crumb’, ‘grain’, possibly a nickname for a small man. French: metonymic occupational name for a knife grinder or a maker of whetstones, from a variant of meule ‘whetstone’, ‘grindstone’, ‘millstone’. Italian: variant of Mule. Slovenian: probably a nickname for a extremely religious man, from mole ‘zealot’, a derivative of moliti ‘to pray’.

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


Similar surnames: Mule, Molle, Cole, Sole, Moll, More, Dole, Molek, Mock, Hole

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Mole Family Origin

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Mole Family Occupations

What did your Mole ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mole occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Mole's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mole family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mole.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Mole Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mole 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mole. 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 Mole. For the veterans among your Mole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mole Life Expectancy

What is the average Mole lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mole in 1949 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mole 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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