Mossman Family History

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Mossman Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: topographic name for a man who lived by a peat bog. German (Mossmann): 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). probably also a spelling variant of Massman. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Moses.

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

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Mossman Family Origin

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Mossman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Mossman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Mossman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mossman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mossman.

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Mossman Life Expectancy

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