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Molyneux Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Moulineaux in Seine-Maritime, so named from the plural of Old French moulineau, a diminutive of moulin ‘mill’. In some cases this may have been an occupational name as in 2. French: occupational name for a miller, from molineux, a variant of Old French molineur ‘miller’. Irish: Anglicized form of Mulligan. Irish (Co. Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol an Mhuaidh ‘descendant of Maol an Mhuaidh (follower of the noble)’.

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

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Molyneux Family Origin

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Molyneux Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    4%
  • Foreman For L.E.M.& S. Co.

    4%
  • Hotel Keeper

    4%

In 1880, farmer, Dry Goods Clerk and Foreman For L.E.M.& S. Co. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molyneux. The most common Molyneux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Molyneux's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Molyneux family was Hotel Keeper.

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