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Moser Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived near a peat bog, Middle High German mos, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. North German (Möser): metonymic occupational name for a vegetable grower or seller, from an agent noun based on Middle Low German mos ‘vegetable’.

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


Similar surnames: Noser, Maser, Roser, Mower, Most, Moder, Mosser, Mohr, Mose, Miser

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Moser Family Origin

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Moser Family Occupations

What did your Moser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moser. The most common Moser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Moser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moser family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Moser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Moser Life Expectancy

What is the average Moser lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Moser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moser in 1943 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moser 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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