Moder Name Meaning

Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements moda ‘courage’ + heri, hari ‘army’. Slovak and Polish: from Middle High German mader ‘reaper’. Polish: from Middle Low German moder ‘mother’, ‘womb’, or ‘mare’. Slovenian: nickname for a wise man, from the adjective moder ‘wise’, ‘prudent’. Swedish (Modér): ornamental name, probably from mo ‘sandy heath’ + the surname suffix -(d)ér, derived from Latin -(d)erius.

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


Similar surnames: Soder, Roder, Mader, Loder, Moden, Model, Moser, Molder, Mower, Reder

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Moder Family Origin

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Moder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Brick Maker

    5%
  • Catholic Priest

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Brick Maker and Catholic Priest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moder. A less common occupation for the Moder family was Laborer. The most common Moder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Moder's were Farmers.

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Moder Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Moder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Moder in 1956 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moder

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