Mula Family History
Mula Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from Mula, a city in the Murcia province. Possibly also Catalan (Mulà): topographic name from a variant of molar ‘millstone’, or habitational name from any of several places named with this word. Southern Italian (Mulà) and Greek (Moulas): occupational name for a muleteer, from medieval Greek moula ‘mule’ + the occupational suffix -as. Greek (Moulas): status name from Turkish molla ‘chief judge’, ‘learned man’, ‘one who has studied (Islamic) theology’ (from Persian mullah).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press