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Molyneux Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Moulineaux in Seine-Maritime, so named from the plural of Old French moulineau, a diminutive of moulin ‘mill’. In some cases this may have been an occupational name as in 2. French: occupational name for a miller, from molineux, a variant of Old French molineur ‘miller’. Irish: Anglicized form of Mulligan. Irish (Co. Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol an Mhuaidh ‘descendant of Maol an Mhuaidh (follower of the noble)’.

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


Similar surnames: Moline, Molin, Molyneaux, Milne, Mones, Molineaux, Molle, Clyne

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Molyneux Family Origin

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Molyneux Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Charwoman

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Molyneux family was Charwoman. The most common Molyneux occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Molyneux's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Carter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molyneux.

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