Moates Family History

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Moates Name Meaning

English (Norwich): variant of Moat.

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


Similar surnames: Moats, Goates, Coates, Moake, Motte, Slates, Mattes, Oatts, Rootes

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Moates Family Origin

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Moates Family Occupations

What did your Moates ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moates. A less common occupation for the Moates family was Bootmaker. The most common Moates occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Moates's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Bootmaker

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Moates ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Moates Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Moates. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moates census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Moates

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Moates. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Moates. For the veterans among your Moates ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moates Life Expectancy

What is the average Moates lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Moates life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Moates in 1949 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moates

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moates ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Moates Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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