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Mosso Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain derivation; possibly from a shortened pet form of a personal name ending in -mo, such as Anselmo, Giacomo, or Guglielmo, or alternatively a habitational name from Mosso Santa Maria in Biella province. Catalan: occupational name from mosso ‘young man’, ‘apprentice’. Spanish and Portuguese: variant from Spanish mozo, Portuguese moo ‘youth’, ‘young man’, ‘apprentice’.

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


Similar surnames: Mosco, Moss, Musso, Bosso, Motto, Rosso, Mossa, Mosko, Masso, Nasso

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Where is the Mosso family from?

You can see how Mosso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mosso family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Mosso families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Mosso families living in New Hampshire. This was about 18% of all the recorded Mosso's in USA. New Hampshire and 1 other state had the highest population of Mosso families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mosso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mosso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mosso. 40% of Mosso men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Mosso women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mosso were Bartender and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Bartender
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mosso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mosso census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 686 immigration records available for the last name Mosso. 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 Cards

There are 528 military records available for the last name Mosso. For the veterans among your Mosso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mosso lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mosso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mosso in 1954 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

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