Maul Family History

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Maul Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a deformed mouth, or for someone who made excessive use of the mouth in eating, drinking, or talking, from Middle High German mul ‘mouth’. German: possibly a nickname from Middle High German mul ‘mule’. English: from Mall, a medieval pet form of the female personal name Mary (see Marie 1).

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

Similar surnames: Aul, Mall, Madl, Saul, Maus, Baum, Lau, Mau, Faul, Paul

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Maul Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Maul name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Maul. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Maul Family Origin

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Maul Family Occupations

What did your Maul ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Maul. The most common Maul occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Maul's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Maul ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Maul Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Maul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maul 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maul. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Maul. For the veterans among your Maul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maul Life Expectancy

What is the average Maul lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Maul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maul in 1941 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maul 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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