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Moye Family History

Moye Name Meaning
English (Suffolk, Essex): unexplained.French: habitation name from Moye in Haute-Savoie.Dutch (de Moye): nickname from Middle Dutch moy, moeie, ‘fine’, ‘handsome’, denoting a well-dressed person or a dandy.Spanish: see Moya.

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

151,772 Historical Documents with Moye on Ancestry.com
34,776 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,642 Military Records
1,042 Immigration Records
22,755 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Moye Families

  • Number of Moye families
     65 - 128
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moye families
     47 - 92
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Moye last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Moye Family Origin

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Moye Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Moye

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Moye Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Moye Civil War Service Records

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