Molla Name Meaning

Muslim: status name for someone with a qualification in Islamic religious learning, from Persian mulla, a derivative of Arabic maula, maulwi ‘scholar’ (usually transcribed in English as mullah). Ethiopian: unexplained. Catalan: from a feminine form of Moll. Catalan (Mollà): variant spelling of the habitational name from any of the several places called Mollar in Catalonia and Valencia.

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


Similar surnames: Moll, Mollo, Colla, Mola, Palla, Mula, Golla, Bolla, Molle, Soll

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Molla Family Origin

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Molla Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    71%
  • Cattle Herder

    14%
  • Shepherd

    14%

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In 1880, Laborer and Cattle Herder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Molla. A less common occupation for the Molla family was Shepherd. The most common Molla occupation in the USA was Laborer. 71% of Molla's were Laborers.

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Molla Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, Molla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Molla in 1964 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molla

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