Sole Family History

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Sole Name Meaning

topographic name from Old English sol ‘muddy place’, or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, as for example Soles in Kent. nickname for an unmarried man or woman, from Middle English, Old French soul ‘single’, ‘unmarried’ (Latin solus ‘alone’). Catalan (Solé): variant of Soler.

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

Similar surnames: Sale, Mole, Dole, Sol, Sola, Hole, Soler, Soll, Cole, Soley

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Sole Family Origin

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Sole Family Occupations

What did your Sole ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sole. 22% of Sole men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Sole women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sole were Machinist and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • New Worker

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

Sole Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Sole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sole 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Sole. 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 Sole. For the veterans among your Sole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sole Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Sole in 1955 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

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