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Mossberg Family History

Mossberg Name Meaning
Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements mosse ‘peat bog’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental extension of Moses, with German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

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6,374 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
409 Military Records
1,075 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Mossberg Families

  • Number of Mossberg families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mossberg census records

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Mossberg Family Origin

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Mossberg Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mossberg

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Mossberg Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mossberg census records

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Military Service by Mossberg

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