Mossing Family History

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Mossing Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name in Trøndelag, probably named with mose ‘moss’ + vin ‘meadow’. German and Dutch: habitational name,Mössing, from Mössingen in Baden-Württemberg.

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

Similar surnames: Rossing, Lossing, Massing, Hassing, Moseng, Messing, Rosing, Moring

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Mossing Family Origin

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Mossing Family Occupations

What did your Mossing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mossing family was Shoe Maker. Book Keeper, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mossing. The most common Mossing occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 20% of Mossing's were Book Keepers.

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  • Book Keeper

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Mossing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mossing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mossing 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 209 immigration records available for the last name Mossing. 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 144 military records available for the last name Mossing. For the veterans among your Mossing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mossing Life Expectancy

What is the average Mossing lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Mossing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mossing in 1956 was 28, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mossing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mossing 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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