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Mullet Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): nickname from Middle English molet mulet ‘mullet (the fish) especially red mullet’ (Old French mulet ‘red mullet’). English (Staffordshire): nickname from Middle English mulet ‘young or small mule’ (a diminutive of Old French mule ‘mule’). This form of the surname is rare in Britain. French: variant of Mulet ‘male mule’.

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


Similar surnames: Millet, Mallet, Mullen, Mollet, Molle, Miller, Gulley, Pullen, Fuller

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Where is the Mullet family from?

You can see how Mullet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mullet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mullet families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Mullet families living in Massachusetts. This was about 21% of all the recorded Mullet's in USA. Massachusetts and 2 other states had the highest population of Mullet families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mullet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mullet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mullet. 36% of Mullet men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Mullet women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mullet were Farm Laborer and Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mullet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mullet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 607 immigration records available for the last name Mullet. 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 Cards

There are 968 military records available for the last name Mullet. For the veterans among your Mullet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mullet lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mullet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mullet in 1956 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

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