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Mulholland Family History

Mulholland Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchallann ‘descendant of Maolchallann’ a personal name meaning ‘devotee of the kalends’. This was an ecclesiastical family in Ulster two midland chieftain families having died out.

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


Similar surnames: Mulhall, Holland, Mccolgan, Mulhollan, Milholland, Clelland

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Where is the Mulholland family from?

You can see how Mulholland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mulholland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mulholland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 234 Mulholland families living in Lancashire. This was about 37% of all the recorded Mulholland's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mulholland families in 1891.
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What did your Mulholland 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 Mulholland. 23% of Mulholland men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Mulholland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mulholland were Wharf Labourer and Household Duties. .

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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
    23%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Dock Labourer Retired
    5%
  • Wharf Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Household Duties
    2%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Mulholland. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Mulholland. For the veterans among your Mulholland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mulholland lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mulholland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mulholland in 1951 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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