Mossbarger Family History

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Mossbarger Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Mossberger, a topographic name for someone who lived near a hill in a swampy area, from Middle High German mos ‘swamp’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Mossholder, Mosbacher, Mossberg, Mohrbacher, Hornberger, Hartbarger

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Mossbarger Family Origin

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Mossbarger Family Occupations

What did your Mossbarger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mossbarger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Mossbarger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mossbarger family was Housekeeper. Farmer, Carpenter and Graser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mossbarger.

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Graser

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    5%

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

Mossbarger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mossbarger Life Expectancy

What is the average Mossbarger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mossbarger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mossbarger in 1957 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mossbarger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mossbarger 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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