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Moya Family History

Moya Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from Moya, in Cuenca, or from places so named Valencia, Lugo, and the Canaries.Catalan (Moyà): variant spelling of the habitational name from Moià in Barcelona province, named in Late Latin as Modianus ‘(estate) of Modius’ (a personal name derived from Latin modus ‘measure’).

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

190,589 Historical Documents with Moya on Ancestry.com
144,287 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,941 Military Records
5,352 Immigration Records
14,995 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Moya Families

  • Number of Moya families
     41 - 80
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moya families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Moya last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Moya Family Origin

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Moya Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Moya

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Moya Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Moya census records

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Moya Civil War Service Records

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