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Maul Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a deformed mouth, or for someone who made excessive use of the mouth in eating, drinking, or talking, from Middle High German mul ‘mouth’. German: possibly a nickname from Middle High German mul ‘mule’. English: from Mall, a medieval pet form of the female personal name Mary (see Marie 1).

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


Similar surnames: Aul, Mall, Madl, Saul, Maus, Baum, Lau, Mau, Faul, Paul

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Where is the Maul family from?

You can see how Maul families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maul family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maul families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 16 Maul families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 37% of all the recorded Maul's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Maul families in 1840.
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What did your Maul ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maul. 17% of Maul men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Maul women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maul were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Maul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maul 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maul. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Maul. For the veterans among your Maul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maul lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Maul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maul in 1941 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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