Moyes Family History

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Moyes Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from the Middle English personal name Moise (see Moses).

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

Similar surnames: Moses, Moye, Mores, Mayes, Bayes, Moles, Moes, Mozes, Mays, Moises

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Moyes Family Origin

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Moyes Family Occupations

What did your Moyes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Moyes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Moyes's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Ag. Lab. and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moyes. A less common occupation for the Moyes family was Bricklayer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag. Lab.

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer


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

Moyes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Moyes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moyes 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Moyes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Moyes. For the veterans among your Moyes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moyes Life Expectancy

What is the average Moyes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Moyes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Moyes in 1956 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moyes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moyes 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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