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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Publican

    3%
  • Clerk

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Publican were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sole. A less common occupation for the Sole family was Clerk. The most common Sole occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Sole's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Sole Historical Records

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Sole Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sole

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