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Moise Family History

Moise Name Meaning

French and West Indian (mainly Haiti) (Moïse); Romanian and Jewish: from the personal name French Moïse Romanian and Jewish Moise equivalents of Biblical Moses . Italian (also Moisé): from a variant of the personal name Mosè an equivalent of Biblical Moses . English: from the Middle English personal name Moise a vernacular form (via Old French Moïse) of Biblical Moses .

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


Similar surnames: Mose, Moyse, Moises, Meise, Mole, Morse, Moore, Moline, Bloise, Mis

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Where is the Moise family from?

You can see how Moise families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moise family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moise families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Moise families living in South Carolina. This was about 44% of all the recorded Moise's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Moise families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moise surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moise ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moise. 22% of Moise men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Moise women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moise were Proprietor and Clerk. .

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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
    22%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Lawyer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Secretary
    18%
  • Saleslady
    18%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Moise. 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 Moise. For the veterans among your Moise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moise lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Moise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Moise in 1949 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

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