Moylan Family History

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Moylan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoláin (see Mullen). Perhaps Welsh, an Anglicized form of the nickname moelyn, a diminutive of moel ‘bald’ (see Moyle).

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

Similar surnames: Boylan, Mohan, Dolan, Moyle, Moran, Folan, Mongan, Bowlan, Moyles

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Moylan Family Origin

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Moylan Family Occupations

What did your Moylan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moylan family was Boat Unloader (Barge). Labourer, Accountant and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moylan. The most common Moylan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 15% of Moylan's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Accountant

  • Annuitant

  • Boat Unloader (Barge)


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

Moylan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Moylan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moylan 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Moylan. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Moylan. For the veterans among your Moylan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moylan Life Expectancy

What is the average Moylan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Moylan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moylan in 1943 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moylan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moylan 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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