Moats Name Meaning

English: variant of Moat.

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


Similar surnames: Moates, Coats, Oats, Moat, Mote, Motte, Motts, Yeats, Meads, Morss

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Moats Family Origin

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Moats Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Moats occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Moats's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moats family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moats.

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Moats Historical Records

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Moats Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Moats life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Moats in 1947 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moats

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