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

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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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Moose Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moose

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