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Moes Name Meaning

Limburg variant of Maas. (de Moes): nickname, or metonymic occupational name for a cook, from Middle Dutch moes ‘food’, ‘porridge’, ‘stewed vegetables’. (van Moes): possibly a habitational name from Moerzeke in East Flanders, or a topographic name for someone who lived by the Maas river.

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


Similar surnames: Mies, Moos, Moss, Moen, Mones, Goes, Roes, Most, Moers, Moe

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Moes Family Origin

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Moes Family Occupations

What did your Moes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Catholic Priest and Conductor R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moes. The most common Moes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Moes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moes family was Farm Hand.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Catholic Priest

    6%
  • Conductor R.R.

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    6%

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

Moes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Moes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moes. 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 711 military records available for the last name Moes. For the veterans among your Moes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moes Life Expectancy

What is the average Moes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Moes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Moes in 1944 was 63, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moes 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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