Moldenhauer Family History

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Moldenhauer Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a maker of wooden bowls, Middle Low German moldenhauer, from molde ‘bowl’, ‘trough’, ‘tub’ (from Latin mulctra ‘milking tub’) + an agent derivative of hauen ‘hew’; ‘carve’.

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


Similar surnames: Mollenhauer, Dauenhauer, Felgenhauer, Pfotenhauer, Molder, Mildner

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Moldenhauer Family Origin

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Moldenhauer Family Occupations

What did your Moldenhauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moldenhauer family was Keeping House. The most common Moldenhauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Moldenhauer's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moldenhauer.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Moldenhauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Moldenhauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moldenhauer 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 Moldenhauer. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Moldenhauer. For the veterans among your Moldenhauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moldenhauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Moldenhauer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Moldenhauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moldenhauer in 1950 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moldenhauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moldenhauer 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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