Mose Family History

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Mose Name Meaning

Italian (pronounced as two syllables): from the Biblical name Mose, Italian equivalent of Moses. This surname is widespread in northern Italy, and is especially common Trieste and Venetia. Catalan (Mosé): from Mossé, Catalan and Occitan (southern France) form of the Biblical name Moses. Danish: topographic name from mose ‘swamp’, ‘bog’.

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

Similar surnames: Moss, Moise, More, Moses, Moser, Rose, Most, Hose, Ose, Moyse

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Mose Family Origin

Where is the Mose family from?

Mose Family Occupations

What did your Mose ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gardener, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mose. A less common occupation for the Mose family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Mose occupation in the UK was Gardener. 7% of Mose's were Gardeners.

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  • Gardener

  • Labourer

  • Tailor

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Mose Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Mose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mose 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mose. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mose. For the veterans among your Mose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mose Life Expectancy

What is the average Mose lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mose in 1958 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mose

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mose 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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