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Molin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from mo ‘sandy heath’ + the suffix -lin derived from Latin -(l)inius ‘relating to’ or from the root of Latin molinarius ‘miller’ or mola ‘mill’ + the suffix -in derived from Latin -inius ‘relating to’. Italian (Veneto): variant of Molino . French and English (of Norman or Huguenot origin): topographic name from Old French molin ‘mill’. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in France named from Anglo-Norman French molin ‘mill’ such as such as Moulin-sur-Orne (Normandy). English: variant of Mulling .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Melin, Molen, Moulin, Molino, Malin, Moline, Morin, Olin, Mylin

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You can see how Molin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Molin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Molin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Molin families living in Manitoba. This was about 44% of all the recorded Molin's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Molin families in 1911.
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What did your Molin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Molin. 34% of Molin men worked as a Labourer. .

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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 1921

  • Labourer
  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Molin. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Molin. For the veterans among your Molin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Molin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Molin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Molin in 1954 was 33, and 66 in 2004.

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