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Moline Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Molin . Catalan (Moliné): occupational name for a miller from moliner miller. This surname is also found in southern France. French and Jewish (from France): altered form of Molina a surname of Spanish and Catalan origin.

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


Similar surnames: Molin, Moulin, Maline, Molle, Molino, Molina, Olin, Morice, Meline

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Where is the Moline family from?

You can see how Moline families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moline family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moline families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Moline family living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Moline's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Moline families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moline surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moline ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moline. 22% of Moline men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Moline women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moline were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Saleslady
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Moline. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moline census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Moline. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Moline. For the veterans among your Moline ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moline lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Moline life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moline in 1951 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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