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Mollett Family History

Mollett Name Meaning

French: variant of Mollet.

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


Similar surnames: Mollette, Tollett, Mollet, Molette, Follett, Hollett, Collett

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Where is the Mollett family from?

You can see how Mollett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mollett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mollett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Mollett family living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mollett's in the USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Mollett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mollett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mollett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mollett. 37% of Mollett men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Mollett women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mollett were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    36%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Mollett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mollett 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 761 immigration records available for the last name Mollett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 880 military records available for the last name Mollett. For the veterans among your Mollett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mollett lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mollett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mollett in 1953 was 36, and 59 in 2004.

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