Motel Name Meaning

French: topographic name from a derivative of Old French motte ‘fortified stronghold’ (see Motte).

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

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Motel Family Origin

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Motel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Soda Water Manuf

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Motel family was Soda Water Manuf. The most common Motel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Motel's were Farmers. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Motel.

Source: Census data for Motel | Data not to scale

Motel Historical Records

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Motel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2003, Motel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Motel in 1958 was 55, and 87 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Motel

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