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Molesworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire, named in Old English as ‘Mul’s enclosure’, from Mul, a personal name or byname meaning ‘mule’ + worð ‘enclosure’. It may also be derived from Mouldsworth in Cheshire, so called from Old English molda ‘crown of the head’, ‘top of a hill’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Aylesworth, Holdsworth, Bosworth, Ellsworth, Dodsworth, Hainsworth

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Molesworth Family Origin

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Molesworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Laundress

    4%
  • Ribbon Weaver

    4%
  • Watch Finisher

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Laundress and Ribbon Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molesworth. A less common occupation for the Molesworth family was Watch Finisher. The most common Molesworth occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Molesworth's were Farmers.

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