Moe Family History
Moe Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Moe or (modernized) Mo from Old Norse mór ‘plain moor heath’. Compare Mo and Moo . Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from mo ‘sandy heathland’. English (Yorkshire): variant of Mowe . Americanized form of French Mau Maux Meaux or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Compare Mow . Burmese: from a personal name usually forming part of a compound name from moe ‘sky rain’. Compare Mo . — Note: Since Burmese do not have hereditary surnames this name was registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US. Chinese: variant of Mo .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022