Mosser Family History

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Mosser Name Meaning

German (also Mösser): occupational name for a producer or seller of must, i.e. unfermented grape juice, from an agent noun based on a dialect variant of German Most (see Most).

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

Similar surnames: Moser, Moster, Messer, Rosser, Dosser, Esser, Goeser, Nasser, Hosner

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Mosser Family Origin

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Mosser Family Occupations

What did your Mosser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mosser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mosser's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mosser. A less common occupation for the Mosser family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Mosser Historical Records

What Mosser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mosser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mossercensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mosser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mosser. For the veterans among your Mosser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mosser Life Expectancy

What is the average Mosser lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mosser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mosser in 1946 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mosser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mosser 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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