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Mok Name Meaning

Korean: there is only one Chinese character for the Mok surname, which was much more common in the past than it is today. Many members of the Sach’on Mok clan held prominent government positions in the Koryo period (ad 918–1392) and the subsequent Choson period. The clan’s founding ancestor, Mok Hyo-gi, was a Koryo general. Chinese : variant of Mo 1. Dutch: variant of Mock 3. Hungarian (Mók): from the secular personal name Mók, probably a pet form of Mózes, Hungarian form of Moises.

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


Similar surnames: Sok, Mak, Mo, Mon, Mou, Moy, Mock, Lok, Tak, Fok

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You can see how Mok families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mok family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Mok families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Mok families living in California. This was about 38% of all the recorded Mok's in the USA. California had the highest population of Mok families in 1880.
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What did your Mok ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Mok. 34% of Mok men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laundryman
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Mok. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mok. For the veterans among your Mok ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mok lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mok life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mok in 1960 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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