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Mosco Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from mosco ‘mosquito’, ‘gnat’, hence a nickname for a small, annoying, or persistent person. Americanized form of Greek Moschos, Moskos, from the personal name Moskhos, Moskos ‘sweet-smelling’, ‘fragrant’, from moskhos ‘musk’, from Persian moshk ‘musk’. This name is also found in compounds such as Moskogiannis ‘musky John’, Moskopoulos ‘musky Paul’, Moskolias ‘musky Elias’.

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


Similar surnames: Mosso, Bosco, Mosca, Cosco, Musto, Vesco, Hosch, Vasco, Fosco, Misko

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Mosco Family Origin

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Mosco Family Occupations

What did your Mosco ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mosco occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Mosco's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Singers were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mosco.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Works In Singers

    33%

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

Mosco Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mosco Life Expectancy

What is the average Mosco lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mosco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Mosco in 1949 was 58, and 59 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mosco 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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