Molis Family History

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Molis Name Meaning

German: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Belgian French Malis, Molisse, a nickname from French malice ‘mischief’. Lithuanian: from molius ‘brickmaker’ or molis ‘clay’, also used in a transferred senses as a nickname for a dirty person.

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

Similar surnames: Moris, Melis, Molin, Morris, Miles, Bolus, Maris, Solis, Matis, Jolie

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Molis Family Origin

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Molis Family Occupations

What did your Molis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molis. A less common occupation for the Molis family was Retired Gunsmith. The most common Molis occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Molis's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Retired Gunsmith


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Molis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Molis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molis 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 423 immigration records available for the last name Molis. 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 214 military records available for the last name Molis. For the veterans among your Molis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molis Life Expectancy

What is the average Molis lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Molis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Molis in 1964 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molis 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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