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Molla Name Meaning

Muslim: status name for someone with a qualification in Islamic religious learning, from Persian mulla, a derivative of Arabic maula, maulwi ‘scholar’ (usually transcribed in English as mullah). Ethiopian: unexplained. Catalan: from a feminine form of Moll. Catalan (Mollà): variant spelling of the habitational name from any of the several places called Mollar in Catalonia and Valencia.

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


Similar surnames: Moll, Mollo, Colla, Mola, Palla, Mula, Golla, Bolla, Molle, Soll

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Molla Family Origin

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Molla Family Occupations

What did your Molla ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Molla occupation in the USA was Laborer. 71% of Molla's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Molla family was Shepherd. Laborer and Cattle Herder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Molla.

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  • Laborer

    71%
  • Cattle Herder

    14%
  • Shepherd

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Molla ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Molla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Molla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molla census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 858 immigration records available for the last name Molla. 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 Card

There are 228 military records available for the last name Molla. For the veterans among your Molla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molla Life Expectancy

What is the average Molla lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Molla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Molla in 1964 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molla ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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