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Origins of the Molesworth surname

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About the Molesworths

We have a total number of 3418 records for people with the last name Molesworth.

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Where do most Molesworths live?

In 1921, most Molesworths lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Molesworths

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You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,580 records for the Molesworth surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Molesworths most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Molesworth first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Lady

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Common jobs for Molesworths

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Molesworths in 1921
Living On Own Means




Private Means






Common Male occupations for Molesworths in 1921


House Painter






Living On Own Means


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