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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


Similar surnames: Aylesworth, Holdsworth, Bosworth, Ellsworth, Dodsworth, Hainsworth

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Molesworth Family Origin

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Molesworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    76%
  • Brakesman

    4%
  • Fruit Grower

    4%
  • Gardener

    4%

In 1880, the most common Molesworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 76% of Molesworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Molesworth family was Gardener. Farmer, Brakesman and Fruit Grower were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molesworth.

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Molesworth Life Expectancy

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