Moskowitz Family History

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Moskowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Germanized form of a Slavic patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Moshke, a pet form of Moshe (see Moses).

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


Similar surnames: Berkowitz, Moskovitz, Moscowitz, Koplowitz, Mosko, Itzkowitz

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Moskowitz Family Origin

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Moskowitz Family Occupations

What did your Moskowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Moskowitz occupation in the USA was Cigar Manufacturer. 17% of Moskowitz's were Cigar Manufacturers. Cigar Manufacturer, Clothing and Dealer In Hats were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moskowitz. A less common occupation for the Moskowitz family was Grocer.

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  • Cigar Manufacturer

    17%
  • Clothing

    17%
  • Dealer In Hats

    17%
  • Grocer

    17%

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

Moskowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Moskowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Moskowitz lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Moskowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Moskowitz in 1941 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moskowitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moskowitz 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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