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Mollo Name Meaning

Southern Italian: possibly a nickname from Sicilian moddu ‘soft’, ‘delicate’. Catalan: habitational name from Molló in Girona province, or from Prats de Molló in northern Catalonia, east Pyrenees. Southern French (Occitan): topographic name from a diminutive of Old French mol ‘soft’, ‘muddy’.

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


Similar surnames: Molle, Moll, Mallo, Molla, Mollet, Mello, Mole, Melle, Mosso, Olmo

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Where is the Mollo family from?

You can see how Mollo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mollo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Mollo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Mollo families living in Indiana. This was about 38% of all the recorded Mollo's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Mollo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mollo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mollo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mollo. 29% of Mollo men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Mollo women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mollo were Barber and Servant.

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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
    29%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Painter
    8%
  • Barber
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    24%
  • Bench Worker
    18%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Servant
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mollo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mollo 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 967 immigration records available for the last name Mollo. 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 603 military records available for the last name Mollo. For the veterans among your Mollo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mollo lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mollo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mollo in 1954 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

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