Molt Family History

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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 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Molt. 30% of Molt men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Molt women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Molt were Farming and Sewing

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Teacher
  • Telephone Operator
  • Sewing

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Molt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 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 846 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.

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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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