Moye Family History

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Moye Name Meaning

English (Suffolk, Essex): unexplained. French: habitation name from Moye in Haute-Savoie. Dutch (de Moye): nickname from Middle Dutch moy, moeie, ‘fine’, ‘handsome’, denoting a well-dressed person or a dandy. Spanish: see Moya.

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

Similar surnames: Boye, Moy, Mole, Moya, Moyse, More, Hoy, Loye, Moyes, Noye

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Moye Family Origin

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Moye Family Occupations

What did your Moye ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Moye. 25% of Moye men worked as a Farm Labourer and 76% of Moye women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moye were Farmer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • General Labourer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Moye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Moye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moye 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moye. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Moye. For the veterans among your Moye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moye Life Expectancy

What is the average Moye lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Moye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Moye in 1946 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

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