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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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Mole occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Mole's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Mole family was Bricklayer. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mole.

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Mole Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mole

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