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 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Moll. 40% of Moll men worked as a Farmer and 84% of Moll women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moll were Sheet Metal Worker and Apartment House Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Joiner
    20%
  • Incapacitated
    20%
  • Sheet Metal Worker
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Private Means
    7%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Apartment House Keeper
    2%

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

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.

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