History of your Surname
Get access to Molinar family records.Start a free trial

Molinar Family History

Molinar Name Meaning

Hispanic: habitational name from any of numerous minor places in Spain called Molinar in particular the one in Biscay Basque Country so named from a derivative of molina ‘mill’. Altered form of Italian Molinaro .

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

Similar surnames: Molina, Bolivar, Molino, Molinaro, Melgar, Mina, Moline, Mlinar

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Molinar family from?

You can see how Molinar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Molinar family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Molinar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Molinar families living in Texas. This was about 48% of all the recorded Molinar's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Molinar families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Molinar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Molinar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Molinar. 28% of Molinar men worked as a Laborer and 55% of Molinar women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Molinar were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

View Census Data for Molinar | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Seamstress
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Molinar family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Molinar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molinar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Molinar

Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Molinar. 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.

View all Molinar immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 386 military records available for the last name Molinar. For the veterans among your Molinar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Molinar military records

You've only scratched the surface of Molinar family history

Discover More

What is the average Molinar lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Molinar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Molinar in 1946 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molinar

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Molinar family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Molinar last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial