Mosco Family History

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Mosco Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from mosco ‘mosquito’, ‘gnat’, hence a nickname for a small, annoying, or persistent person. Americanized form of Greek Moschos, Moskos, from the personal name Moskhos, Moskos ‘sweet-smelling’, ‘fragrant’, from moskhos ‘musk’, from Persian moshk ‘musk’. This name is also found in compounds such as Moskogiannis ‘musky John’, Moskopoulos ‘musky Paul’, Moskolias ‘musky Elias’.

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

Similar surnames: Mosso, Bosco, Mosca, Cosco, Musto, Vesco, Hosch, Vasco, Fosco, Misko

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Mosco Family Origin

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Mosco Family Occupations

What did your Mosco ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agent Waterping Gas Manufacturer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mosco. 7% of Mosco men worked as an Agent Waterping Gas Manufacturer and 63% of Mosco women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mosco were Cotton Goods Salesman and Raincoat Buttoner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agent Waterping Gas Manufacturer
  • Bricklayer
  • Clertified Accountant
  • Cotton Goods Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Garment Maker
  • Incapacitated
  • Raincoat Buttoner

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

Mosco Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mosco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mosco 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 478 immigration records available for the last name Mosco. 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 899 military records available for the last name Mosco. For the veterans among your Mosco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mosco Life Expectancy

What is the average Mosco lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mosco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Mosco in 1949 was 58, and 59 in 2004.

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