Moos Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a peat bog, Middle High German mos. Dutch: variant of Maas.

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

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Moos Family Origin

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Moos Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moos family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moos. The most common Moos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Moos's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Moos | Data not to scale

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Moos Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Moos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Moos in 1950 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moos

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