Moya Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Moya, in Cuenca, or from places so named Valencia, Lugo, and the Canaries. Catalan (Moyà): variant spelling of the habitational name from Moià in Barcelona province, named in Late Latin as Modianus ‘(estate) of Modius’ (a personal name derived from Latin modus ‘measure’).

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


Similar surnames: Moy, Mora, Mota, Mola, Maya, Noya, Goya, Goy, Moon, Mina

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Moya Family Origin

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Moya Family Occupations

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  • Fur & Seal Skin Dresser

    100%

In 1881, the most common Moya occupation in the UK was Fur & Seal Skin Dresser. 100% of Moya's were Fur & Seal Skin Dressers.

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Moya Historical Records

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Moya Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Moya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moya in 1942 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moya

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