Moffatt Family History

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Moffatt Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Moffat in Dumfriesshire, named in Gaelic as ‘the long plain’, from magh ‘plain’ + fada ‘long’.

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


Similar surnames: Moffat, Moffett, Moffitt, Mowatt, Moffit, Muffett, Maffett, Hoffart

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Moffatt Family Origin

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Moffatt Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moffatt family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moffatt. The most common Moffatt occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Moffatt's were Coal Miners.

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Moffatt Historical Records

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Moffatt Life Expectancy

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