Mosman Family History

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Mosman Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Mossman. Swiss German (Mosmann): see Mossman.

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

Similar surnames: Mosiman, Mossman, Morman, Moseman, Osman, Moosman, Mesman, Gosman

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Mosman Family Origin

Where is the Mosman family from?

Mosman Family Occupations

What did your Mosman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mosman family was Cartman. Landed Proprietor, Ag L and Bank Apprentice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mosman. The most common Mosman occupation in the UK was Landed Proprietor. 25% of Mosman's were Landed Proprietors.

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  • Landed Proprietor

  • Ag L

  • Bank Apprentice

  • Cartman


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

Mosman Historical Records

What Mosman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mosman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mosman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Mosman

Passenger List

There are 444 immigration records available for the last name Mosman. 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 948 military records available for the last name Mosman. For the veterans among your Mosman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mosman Life Expectancy

What is the average Mosman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mosman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mosman in 1962 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mosman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mosman 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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