Idol Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Welsh Idle.

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


Similar surnames: Idell, Krol, Idle, Dow, Cool, Ion, Ide, Imel, Ridl, Bol

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Idol Family Origin

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Idol Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Idol. A less common occupation for the Idol family was Keeps House. The most common Idol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Idol's were Farmers.

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Idol Historical Records

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Idol Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Idol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Idol in 1956 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Idol

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