Moist Family History

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Moist Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This name occurs chiefly in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Mast, Most, Mount, Point, Mort, Moise, Moose, Rist, Grist, Dost

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Moist Family Origin

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Moist Family Occupations

What did your Moist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moist family was Agt. For Nursery. Farmer, Farm Lab and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moist. The most common Moist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Moist's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Lab

    10%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Agt. For Nursery

    3%

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

Moist Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Moist Life Expectancy

What is the average Moist lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Moist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Moist in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moist 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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