Moody Family History

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Moody Name Meaning

English and Irish: nickname for a courageous, arrogant, or foolhardy person, or one quickly moved to anger, from Middle English modie ‘impetuous’, ‘haughty’, ‘angry’ (Old English modig ‘brave’, ‘proud’, from mod ‘spirit’, ‘mind’, ‘courage’). This English name has been established in Ireland since the late 13th century.

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


Similar surnames: Goody, Body, Good, Monday, Woody, Moy, Hood, Moon, Foody, Woods

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Moody Family Origin

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Moody Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moody. A less common occupation for the Moody family was Farming. The most common Moody occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Moody's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Moody | Data not to scale

Moody Historical Records

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Moody Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Moody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Moody in 1941 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moody

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