Moir Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Muir.

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


Similar surnames: Moor, Mair, Mir, Muir, Mow, Meir, Dorr, Moers, Mory, Main

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Moir Family Origin

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Moir Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Machinist

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moir family was Carpenter. The most common Moir occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Moir's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moir.

Source: Census data for Moir | Data not to scale

Moir Historical Records

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Moir Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Moir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Moir in 1947 was 70, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moir

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