Molt Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German molte ‘fine, dry soil’. North German: metonymic occupational name for a maltster, from Middle Low German molt ‘malt’.

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


Similar surnames: Most, Polt, Holt, Mole, Mott, Pott, Belt, Mohr, Mont, Bolt

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Molt Family Origin

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Molt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeps House

    8%
  • Machinist

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Molt family was Machinist. Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molt. The most common Molt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Molt's were Farmers.

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Molt Historical Records

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Molt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Molt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Molt in 1942 was 38, and 56 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molt

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