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Mook Family History

Mook Name Meaning

Dutch (also Van Mook): habitational name for someone from a place called Mook in Dutch Limburg. German: variant of Mack Mock . English (Yorkshire): variant of Mock .

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


Similar surnames: Look, Zook, Moock, Moog, Moot, Mock, Monk, Kook, Hook, Moon

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Where is the Mook family from?

You can see how Mook families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mook family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mook families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Mook families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Mook's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Mook families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mook surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mook ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mook. 22% of Mook men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Mook women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mook were Attendant and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Attendant
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mook census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mook. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mook. For the veterans among your Mook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mook lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mook in 1953 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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