Molina Family History

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Molina Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan: habitational name from any of numerous places named Molina, in particular the one in Guadalajara province.

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


Similar surnames: Molinar, Molino, Moline, Oliva, Mina, Molin, Salina, Molla, Milia

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Molina Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Molina name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Molina. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    25%

  • Spain

    18%

  • England & Wales

    12%

  • Portugal

    9%

  • France

    6%

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Molina Family Origin

Where is the Molina family from?

Molina Family Occupations

What did your Molina ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Molina occupation in the UK was Commercial Clerk. 50% of Molina's were Commercial Clerks. Commercial Clerk and Foreign Merchants Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Molina.

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  • Commercial Clerk

    50%
  • Foreign Merchants Clerk

    50%

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

Molina Historical Records

What Molina family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 91,000 census records available for the last name Molina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molina census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Molina. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Molina. For the veterans among your Molina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molina Life Expectancy

What is the average Molina lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Molina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Molina in 1942 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molina

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molina 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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