Molyneux Family History

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

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  • Coal Miner

  • Carter

  • Blacksmith

  • Charwoman


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Molyneux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Molyneux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molyneux 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Molyneux. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Molyneux. For the veterans among your Molyneux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molyneux Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Molyneux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Molyneux in 1953 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

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