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Mole Surname Meaning

English: variant of Moll . 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: nickname for a very religious man from mole ‘devotee’ a derivative of moliti ‘to pray’. Compare Molle .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Mole family from?

You can see how Mole families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mole family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mole families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 318 Mole families living in Northumberland. This was about 13% of all the recorded Mole's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Mole families in 1891.
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What did your Mole ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mole. 9% of Mole men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Mole women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mole were Incapacitated and Household Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Household Duties
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Census Records

There are 53,000 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 Lists

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 UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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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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