Moton Family History

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Moton Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Morton.

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


Similar surnames: Motton, Moon, Morton, Molton, Totton, Toon, Borton, Tuton, Groton

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Moton Family Origin

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Moton Family Occupations

What did your Moton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Moton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Moton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moton family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moton.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Moton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Moton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moton 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 489 immigration records available for the last name Moton. 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 Moton. For the veterans among your Moton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moton Life Expectancy

What is the average Moton lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Moton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Moton in 1955 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moton 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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