Molla Family History
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