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Mosel Family History

Mosel Name Meaning
habitational name from any of several places so named, of unexplained etymology.topographic name from the Mosel river in western Germany, a tributary of the Rhine that rises in the Vosges and flows through Lorraine and then a deep, winding valley from Trier to Koblenz.

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

24,577 Historical Documents with Mosel on Ancestry.com
5,688 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,755 Military Records
776 Immigration Records
3,174 Census and Voter Lists
9,184 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mosel Families

  • Number of Mosel families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mosel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mosel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mosel census records

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Mosel Family Origin

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Mosel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mosel

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Mosel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mosel census records

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Mosel Civil War Service Records

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