Molenaar Family History

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Molenaar Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name from molenaar ‘miller’.

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


Similar surnames: Molnar, Molenda, Malnar, Mlinar, Molinaro, Wagenaar, Mollner, Kolesar

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Molenaar Family Origin

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Molenaar Family Occupations

What did your Molenaar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Molenaar. 22% of Molenaar men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Molenaar women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Molenaar were Salesman and House Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    16%
  • Clerical
    8%
  • Factory
    8%
  • House Worker
    8%

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

Molenaar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Molenaar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molenaar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Molenaar. 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 342 military records available for the last name Molenaar. For the veterans among your Molenaar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molenaar Life Expectancy

What is the average Molenaar lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Molenaar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Molenaar in 1958 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molenaar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molenaar 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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