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Origins of the Moult surname

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About the Moults

We have a total number of 6301 records for people with the last name Moult.

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Where do most Moults live?

In 1921, most Moults lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Moults

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

We have 5,890 records for the Moult surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Moults most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Moult first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Moults

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

Common Female occupations for Moults in 1921
Lace Mender


Cotton Weaver




Cotton Winder




Common Male occupations for Moults in 1921
Coal Miner




Coal Miner Hewer


Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer


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