Mody Family History

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Mody Name Meaning

Indian: variant spelling of Modi.

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


Similar surnames: Moy, Body, Mory, Rody, Modi, Moudy, Brody, Mondy, Dory, Mady

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Mody Family Origin

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Mody Family Occupations

What did your Mody ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mody. The most common Mody occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Mody's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mody family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Mody Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mody. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mody 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 Mody. 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 Mody. For the veterans among your Mody ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mody Life Expectancy

What is the average Mody lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2004, in the United States, Mody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mody in 1975 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mody

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mody 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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