Molder Family History

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Molder Name Meaning

German (Lorraine): occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German mulde ‘trough’, ‘tub’ (see Moldenhauer). Dutch and North German (also Mölder): occupational name for a miller, Middle Dutch molder(e).

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


Similar surnames: Mulder, Holder, Molter, Moller, Moder, Nolder, Kolter, Melder, Dolder

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Molder Family Origin

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Molder Family Occupations

What did your Molder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Molder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Molder's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molder. A less common occupation for the Molder family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Works On Farm

    5%

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

Molder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Molder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molder 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 571 immigration records available for the last name Molder. 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 Molder. For the veterans among your Molder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molder Life Expectancy

What is the average Molder lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Molder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Molder in 1958 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molder 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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