Moose Family History

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Moose Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Moos; it occurs chiefly in NC.

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


Similar surnames: Boose, Folse, Foose, Moone, Moors, Lose, Motte, Royse, Goosen, Rouse

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Moose Family Origin

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Moose Family Occupations

What did your Moose ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moose family was Carpenter. The most common Moose occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Moose's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moose.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Moose Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Moose Life Expectancy

What is the average Moose lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Moose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Moose in 1945 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moose

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moose 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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