Moe Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Moe or (modernized) Mo, from Old Norse mór ‘plain’, ‘moor’, ‘heath’. Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from mo ‘sandy heathland’.

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


Similar surnames: Moen, Moy, Roe, Boe, Loe, Hoe, Mo, Doe, Mole, More

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Moe Family Origin

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Moe Family Occupations

What did your Moe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Moe. 39% of Moe men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Moe women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moe were Engineer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Engineer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    27%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Clerk
    7%

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

Moe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Moe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moe 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

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Draft Card

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Moe. For the veterans among your Moe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moe Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Moe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Moe in 1944 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

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