Molle Family History
Molle Name Meaning
French: topographic name from a diminutive of mol mou ‘soft’ denoting boggy ground. French (southern): variant of Mole ‘knife grinder’. German and English: variant of Moll . North German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of wooden bowls from Middle Low German molde ‘bowl trough tub’ (from Latin mulctra ‘milking tub’). Dutch: variant of Mol . Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Mole .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022