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Mould Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English female personal name Mau(l)d, a reduced form of the Norman name Mathilde, Matilda, composed of the Germanic elements maht ‘might’, ‘strength’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’. The learned form Matilda was much less common in the Middle Ages than the vernacular forms Mahalt, Maud and the reduced pet form Till. The name was borne by the daughter of Henry I of England, who disputed the throne of England with her cousin Stephen for a number of years (1137–48). In Germany the popularity of the name in the Middle Ages was augmented by its being borne by a 10th-century saint, wife of Henry the Fowler and mother of Otto the Great.

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


Similar surnames: Bold, Old, Mudd, Maul, Wold, Houle, Mount, Nold, Mula, Molt

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Mould Family Origin

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Mould Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Mould occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Mould's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mould. A less common occupation for the Mould family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%

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Mould Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mould Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mould life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mould in 1948 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

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