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Musolf Surname Meaning

German:: from Mutwolf an ancient Germanic personal name composed with mut ‘spirit intent’ + wolf ‘wolf’. alternatively a variant of Mausolf .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Marolf, Rudolf, Nolf, Rolf, Self, Fasold, Murff, Mausolf, Bustle

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Where is the Musolf family from?

You can see how Musolf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Musolf family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Musolf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Musolf family living in Northumberland. This was 100% of all the recorded Musolf's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Musolf families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Musolf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Musolf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Musolf. 29% of Musolf men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Musolf women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Musolf were Foreman and Saleslady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Foreman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    32%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Machine
    11%
  • Saleslady
    11%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Musolf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Musolf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 346 immigration records available for the last name Musolf. 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 Cards

There are 378 military records available for the last name Musolf. For the veterans among your Musolf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Musolf lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Musolf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Musolf in 1958 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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