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Muskat Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a spice merchant, from Middle High German muscat, German Muskat ‘nutmeg’, ‘mace’. As a Jewish name it is mainly of ornamental origin.

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

Similar surnames: Muscat, Lust, Rusak, Mesman, Muske, Mundt, Mullet, Dukart, Mula, Pust

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Muskat Family Origin

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Muskat Family Occupations

What did your Muskat ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muskat. A less common occupation for the Muskat family was Laborer. The most common Muskat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Muskat's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer


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

Muskat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Muskat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muskat 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 529 immigration records available for the last name Muskat. 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 382 military records available for the last name Muskat. For the veterans among your Muskat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muskat Life Expectancy

What is the average Muskat lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Muskat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Muskat in 1963 was 34, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muskat 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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