Mossholder Family History

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Mossholder Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of Massholder, a topographic name meaning ‘maple tree’, from Middle High German mazalter.

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


Similar surnames: Mossbarger, Holder, Scholer, Molder, Schilder, Mischler, Boomhower

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Mossholder Family Origin

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Mossholder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    30%
  • Engineer On R.R.

    10%
  • Gunsmith

    10%

In 1880, the most common Mossholder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Mossholder's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer On R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mossholder. A less common occupation for the Mossholder family was Gunsmith.

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Mossholder Historical Records

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Mossholder Life Expectancy

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