Molle Family History

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Molle Name Meaning

German: 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 1. Dutch (van Molle): variant of Mol 2. French: topographic name from a diminutive of mol, mou ‘soft’, denoting boggy ground. Southern French: variant of Mole ‘knife grinder’.

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

Similar surnames: Mole, Bolle, Moll, Nolle, Mollet, Mollo, Melle, Tolle, Wolle, Holle

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Molle Family Origin

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Molle Family Occupations

What did your Molle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Compositor Printer, Hairdresser and Madras Civil Service Retired were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molle. A less common occupation for the Molle family was Madson C Service Retd. The most common Molle occupation in the UK was Compositor Printer. 25% of Molle's were Compositor Printers.

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  • Compositor Printer

  • Hairdresser

  • Madras Civil Service Retired

  • Madson C Service Retd


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Molle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Molle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Molle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molle 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Molle. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Molle. For the veterans among your Molle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molle Life Expectancy

What is the average Molle lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Molle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Molle in 1953 was 40, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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