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Mullen Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of the common and widespread Gaelic name Ó Maoláin ‘descendant of Maolán’, a byname meaning ‘tonsured one’, ‘devotee’ (from a diminutive of maol ‘bald’). English: topographic name for someone who lived by a mill, or a metonymic occupational name for a miller, from Anglo-Norman French mo(u)lin, mulin ‘mill’ (see Mill). In some instances it may be a variant of Millen, from Middle English mullelane. Dutch and Belgian (van Mullen): habitational name from Mullem in East Flanders, Mullem in West Flanders, or possibly Mollen in Brabant. Dutch (van (der) Mullen): variant of van der Molen (see Molen 4).

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

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Mullen Family Origin

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Mullen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mullen. The most common Mullen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Mullen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mullen family was Carpenter.

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