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Mollison Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeen): metronymic from the personal name Molly (see Moll 1).

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


Similar surnames: Milleson, Callison, Allison, Morrison, Kellison, Mathison, Molaison

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Where is the Mollison family from?

You can see how Mollison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mollison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mollison families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1911 there were 18 Mollison families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mollison's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Mollison families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mollison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mollison ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mollison. 36% of Mollison men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mollison women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mollison were Machinist and Manager.

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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

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Labourer
    18%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    50%
  • Manager
    50%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mollison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mollison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mollison. 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 Cards

There are 951 military records available for the last name Mollison. For the veterans among your Mollison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mollison lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mollison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mollison in 1958 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

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