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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

What did your Molt ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeps House

    8%
  • Machinist

    8%

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

Molt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Molt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Molt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Molt. For the veterans among your Molt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molt Life Expectancy

What is the average Molt lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molt 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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