Moll Family History

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Moll Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): from the medieval female personal name Moll(e), a pet form of Mary (see Marie 1). German: nickname from a dialect term for a plump, stout person. This surname is widely established throughout central Europe, from Alsace-Lorraine to Poland. Catalan: nickname for a weak or ineffectual person, from Catalan moll ‘soft’, ‘weak’ (Latin mollis). Dutch: variant of Mol 1. (van Moll): variant of Mol 2.

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

Similar surnames: Mole, Molle, Goll, Mall, Poll, Molla, Toll, Mill, Noll, Coll

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Moll Family Origin

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Moll Family Occupations

What did your Moll ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moll family was Tailor. The most common Moll occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Moll's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Baker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moll.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Baker

  • Farmer

  • Tailor


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

Moll Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Moll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moll 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Moll. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Moll. For the veterans among your Moll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moll Life Expectancy

What is the average Moll lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Moll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Moll in 1945 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moll

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moll 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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