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Muldoon Family History

Muldoon Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoldúin ‘descendant of Maoldúin’ a personal name based on maol ‘youth chieftain’ + dún ‘fort’.

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

Similar surnames: Mulroy, Mullen, Mellon, Moon, Mcadoo, Waldron, Mcloone, Munden

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Where is the Muldoon family from?

You can see how Muldoon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Muldoon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Muldoon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 61 Muldoon families living in Ontario. This was about 87% of all the recorded Muldoon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Muldoon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Muldoon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Muldoon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Muldoon. 48% of Muldoon men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Muldoon women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Muldoon were Labourer and Saleslady. .

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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
  • Farming
  • Farmers Son
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Servant
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Muldoon. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Muldoon. For the veterans among your Muldoon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Muldoon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Muldoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Muldoon in 1944 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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