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

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In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mole. 24% of Mole men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Mole women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mole were Barber and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Laborer
  • Secretary
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mole Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 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 4,000 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

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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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