Moes Family History

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Moes Name Meaning

Limburg variant of Maas. (de Moes): nickname, or metonymic occupational name for a cook, from Middle Dutch moes ‘food’, ‘porridge’, ‘stewed vegetables’. (van Moes): possibly a habitational name from Moerzeke in East Flanders, or a topographic name for someone who lived by the Maas river.

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


Similar surnames: Mies, Moos, Moss, Moen, Mones, Goes, Roes, Most, Moers, Moe

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Moes Family Origin

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Moes Family Occupations

What did your Moes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Caled Maker Tulater Covering Machine Driver (forring) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Moes. 20% of Moes men worked as a Caled Maker Tulater Covering Machine Driver (forring) and 43% of Moes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moes were Gardener and Health School

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Caled Maker Tulater Covering Machine Driver (forring)
    20%
  • Chauffeur
    20%
  • Chauffeur Gardener
    20%
  • Gardener
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Boot shoe Machinist
    8%
  • Domestic Servant
    8%
  • Health School
    8%

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

Moes Historical Records

What Moes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Moes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 711 military records available for the last name Moes. For the veterans among your Moes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moes Life Expectancy

What is the average Moes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Moes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Moes in 1944 was 63, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moes 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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