Moye Name Meaning

English (Suffolk, Essex): unexplained. French: habitation name from Moye in Haute-Savoie. Dutch (de Moye): nickname from Middle Dutch moy, moeie, ‘fine’, ‘handsome’, denoting a well-dressed person or a dandy. Spanish: see Moya.

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

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Moye Family Origin

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Moye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moye family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moye. The most common Moye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Moye's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Moye | Data not to scale

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Moye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Moye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Moye in 1946 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moye

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