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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Publican

    3%
  • Clerk

    2%

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

Sole Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sole

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sole. 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 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

What is the average Sole lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sole

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sole 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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