Moen Family History

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Moen Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Simo(e)n (see Simon). Belgian (van Moen): habitational name for someone from Moen in West Flanders. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads all over Norway, so named from the definite singular form of mo, from Old Norse mór ‘plain’, ‘moor’, ‘heath’.

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


Similar surnames: Moe, Hoen, Mogen, Oen, Molen, Boen, Moes, Roen, Moren, Oren

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Moen Family Origin

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Moen Family Occupations

What did your Moen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Moen. 64% of Moen men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Moen women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moen were Tachers and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    64%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Tachers
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Farmers Daughter
    30%
  • Bread Maker
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%

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

Moen Historical Records

What Moen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Moen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moen 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Moen. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Moen. For the veterans among your Moen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moen Life Expectancy

What is the average Moen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Moen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Moen in 1951 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moen 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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