Molis Name Meaning

German: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Belgian French Malis, Molisse, a nickname from French malice ‘mischief’. Lithuanian: from molius ‘brickmaker’ or molis ‘clay’, also used in a transferred senses as a nickname for a dirty person.

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


Similar surnames: Moris, Melis, Molin, Morris, Miles, Bolus, Maris, Solis, Matis, Jolie

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Molis Family Origin

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Molis Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Retired Gunsmith

    20%

In 1880, the most common Molis occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Molis's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molis. A less common occupation for the Molis family was Retired Gunsmith.

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Molis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Molis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Molis in 1964 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molis

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