Moan Family History

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Moan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Mohan. Variant (the definite plural form) of Norwegian Moe.

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

Similar surnames: Mogan, Moen, Coan, Moon, Moran, Myran, Goan, Monn, Doan, Mohn

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Moan Family Origin

Where is the Moan family from?

Moan Family Occupations

What did your Moan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Moan occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 29% of Moan's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Servant and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moan. A less common occupation for the Moan family was Farmer.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Servant

  • Dress Maker

  • Farmer


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

Moan Historical Records

What Moan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Moan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Moan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Moan. For the veterans among your Moan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moan Life Expectancy

What is the average Moan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Moan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moan in 1957 was 63, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moan 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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