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Mulhall Family History

Mulhall Name Meaning

Irish (Laois and Kilkenny): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchathail ‘descendant of Maolchathail’ a personal name meaning ‘devotee of Cathal’ (no saint named Cathal is known). For the personal name Cathal see Cahill and McCall .

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


Similar surnames: Mullally, Mulcahy, Mulvihill, Mcfall, Mehall, Mchale, Hall, Munhall

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Where is the Mulhall family from?

You can see how Mulhall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mulhall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mulhall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 126 Mulhall families living in Lancashire. This was about 66% of all the recorded Mulhall's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mulhall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mulhall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mulhall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mulhall. 32% of Mulhall men worked as a General Labourer and 81% of Mulhall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mulhall were Capstan Lathe Hand and Housewife. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
    32%
  • Builders Labourer
    27%
  • Labourer (sugar Refinery)
    11%
  • Capstan Lathe Hand
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Mulhall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mulhall 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 Mulhall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Mulhall. For the veterans among your Mulhall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mulhall lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mulhall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mulhall in 1956 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

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