Molander Family History

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Molander Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements Mol- (probably taken from a place name such as Molanda) + -ander, a common surname suffix derived from Greek andr- ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Melander, Bolander, Sjolander, Welander, Selander, Elander, Rylander

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Molander Family Origin

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Molander Family Occupations

What did your Molander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Molander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Molander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Molander family was Clerk Drygood Bus.. Farmer, Boiler Maker and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Molander.

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  • Farmer

  • Boiler Maker

  • Brick Layer

  • Clerk Drygood Bus.


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

Molander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Molander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molander 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Molander. 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 661 military records available for the last name Molander. For the veterans among your Molander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molander Life Expectancy

What is the average Molander lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Molander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Molander in 1949 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molander 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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