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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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Where is the Molle family from?

You can see how Molle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Molle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Molle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Molle families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 56% of all the recorded Molle's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Molle families in 1911.
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What did your Molle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Molle. 50% of Molle men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Farmers Son
    50%
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Molle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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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.

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