Moffet Family History

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Moffet Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt. French: variant form of Maufait, a nickname composed of the elements mal, mau ‘badly’ + fait, past participle of faire ‘to do or make’.

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


Similar surnames: Moffat, Moffett, Moffit, Muffett, Moffitt, Maffett, Moffatt, Poteet

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Moffet Family Origin

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Moffet Family Occupations

What did your Moffet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moffet. The most common Moffet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Moffet's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moffet family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

Moffet Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Moffet Life Expectancy

What is the average Moffet lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Moffet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Moffet in 1953 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moffet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moffet 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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