Moll Family History
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Moll Name Meaning
English (Norfolk): from the medieval female personal name Moll(e), a pet form of Mary (see Marie 1). German: nickname from a dialect term for a plump, stout person. This surname is widely established throughout central Europe, from Alsace-Lorraine to Poland. Catalan: nickname for a weak or ineffectual person, from Catalan moll ‘soft’, ‘weak’ (Latin mollis). Dutch: variant of Mol 1. (van Moll): variant of Mol 2.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press