Mossey Family History

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Mossey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of the southeastern French surname Mossé, a form of Moses.

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


Similar surnames: Massey, Mussey, Dossey, Cossey, Mosey, Rossey, Morley, Missel, Missey

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Mossey Family Origin

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Mossey Family Occupations

What did your Mossey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mossey family was Carriage Trimmer. The most common Mossey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mossey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mossey.

View Census data for Mossey | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Carriage Trimmer

    4%

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

Mossey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mossey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mossey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mossey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mossey. 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 Mossey. For the veterans among your Mossey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mossey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mossey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mossey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mossey in 1950 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mossey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mossey 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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