Moos Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Moes, Moss, Moog, Roos, Mies, Koos, Loos, Mohr, Hoos, Goos

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Moos Family Origin

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Moos Family Occupations

What did your Moos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Moos family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    3%

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

Moos Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Moos Life Expectancy

What is the average Moos lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moos 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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