Molesworth Family History
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Molesworth Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire, named in Old English as ‘Mul’s enclosure’, from Mul, a personal name or byname meaning ‘mule’ + worð ‘enclosure’. It may also be derived from Mouldsworth in Cheshire, so called from Old English molda ‘crown of the head’, ‘top of a hill’ + worð ‘enclosure’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press