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Mollison Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeenshire and Angus): metronymic from the personal name Mollie. The female personal name Mollie is a diminutive of Moll which in 16th-century Scotland may be a pet form of either Maud or Mary. See Moll and Mallison .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Milleson, Callison, Allison, Morrison, Kellison, Mathison, Molaison

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Where is the Mollison family from?

You can see how Mollison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mollison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mollison families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there was 1 Mollison family living in New Jersey. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mollison's in USA. New Jersey and 2 other states had the highest population of Mollison families in 1840.
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What did your Mollison ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mollison. 31% of Mollison men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Mollison women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mollison were Truck Driver and House Work. .

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    37%
  • Secretary
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • House Work
    19%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mollison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mollison 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mollison. 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 951 military records available for the last name Mollison. For the veterans among your Mollison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mollison lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mollison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mollison in 1958 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

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