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

What did your Mossholder ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    30%
  • Engineer On R.R.

    10%
  • Gunsmith

    10%

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

Mossholder Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mossholder Life Expectancy

What is the average Mossholder lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mossholder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mossholder in 1955 was 79, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mossholder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mossholder 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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