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Moger Name Meaning

Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements madal ‘council’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. Southern English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Roger, Hoger, Moder, Mager, Bolger, Mogen, Mower, Monger, Boger

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Where is the Moger family from?

You can see how Moger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 20 Moger families living in New York. This was about 91% of all the recorded Moger's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Moger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moger. 16% of Moger men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Moger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moger were Clerk and Secretary.

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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
    16%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Secretary
    9%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Moger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moger 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 Moger. 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 Moger. For the veterans among your Moger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Moger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Moger in 1955 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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