Moberley Family History

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Moberley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mobberley in Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘clearing with a fortified site where assemblies are held’, from (ge)mot ‘meeting’, ‘assembly’ + burh ‘enclosure’, ‘fortification’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Morley, Overly, Barley, Brierley, Atherley, Marley, Beverley, Berley

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Moberley Family Origin

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Moberley Family Occupations

What did your Moberley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moberley. A less common occupation for the Moberley family was Brick Mason. The most common Moberley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Moberley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    74%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Book Keeper

    3%
  • Brick Mason

    3%

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

Moberley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Moberley. 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 Moberley. For the veterans among your Moberley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moberley Life Expectancy

What is the average Moberley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Moberley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Moberley in 1963 was 94, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moberley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moberley 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.

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