Moseby Family History

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Moseby Name Meaning

English (Midlands): unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in eastern Norway, named from mos ‘(bog) moss’ + by ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Mosby, Cosby, Moser, Osby, Moseng, Ostby, Huseby, Mose, Morby, Mosley

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Moseby Family Origin

Where is the Moseby family from?

Moseby Family Occupations

What did your Moseby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Moseby occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 33% of Moseby's were Annuitants. Annuitant and Coal Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Moseby. A less common occupation for the Moseby family was Watch & Clock Maker.

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  • Annuitant

  • Coal Miner

  • Watch & Clock Maker


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

Moseby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Moseby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moseby 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 161 immigration records available for the last name Moseby. 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 652 military records available for the last name Moseby. For the veterans among your Moseby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moseby Life Expectancy

What is the average Moseby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Moseby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moseby in 1962 was 83, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moseby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moseby 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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