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Moch Name Meaning

German (also Möch): variant of Mock Polish: unflattering nickname from moch in either of its senses ‘insect’ and ‘wheedler’. Sorbian: from a pet form of a personal name beginning with Mo- such as Mojmir based on Old Slavic mojь ‘my’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoch, Mock, Koch, Zoch, Loch, Mach, Roch, Boch, Mech, Horch

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Where is the Moch family from?

You can see how Moch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Moch family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Moch's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Moch families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moch. 34% of Moch men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Moch women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moch were Manager and Cook. .

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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

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Cook
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Moch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Moch. For the veterans among your Moch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moch lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Moch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Moch in 1955 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

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