Moher Family History

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Moher Name Meaning

Irish (western County Waterford and eastern County Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mochair ‘descendant of Mochar’, from mochar ‘place overgrown with brushwood’.

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

Similar surnames: Maher, Moyer, Roger, Roher, Moser, Mohr, Mohar, Miler, Mager, Soter

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Moher Family Origin

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Moher Family Occupations

What did your Moher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moher family was Baker. The most common Moher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Moher's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter

  • Baker


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

Moher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Moher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moher 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 Moher. 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 831 military records available for the last name Moher. For the veterans among your Moher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moher Life Expectancy

What is the average Moher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Moher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Moher in 1958 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moher 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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