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Moman Name Meaning

Altered form of Moorman a surname of English Dutch or German origin. The surname Moman is also established among African Americans. Compare Momon . Possibly also an Americaned form of German Momann of unknown etymology or of some other similar (like-sounding) German surname. The surname Momann is very rare in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Boman, Oman, Moden, Homan, Norman, Gohman, Notman, Tolman, Toman

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Where is the Moman family from?

You can see how Moman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Moman families living in Georgia. This was about 30% of all the recorded Moman's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Moman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moman. 28% of Moman men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Moman women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moman were Clerk and 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
    28%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Laborer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Moman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 415 immigration records available for the last name Moman. 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 954 military records available for the last name Moman. For the veterans among your Moman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Moman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Moman in 1962 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

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