Moes Name Meaning

Limburg variant of Maas. (de Moes): nickname, or metonymic occupational name for a cook, from Middle Dutch moes ‘food’, ‘porridge’, ‘stewed vegetables’. (van Moes): possibly a habitational name from Moerzeke in East Flanders, or a topographic name for someone who lived by the Maas river.

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


Similar surnames: Mies, Moos, Moss, Moen, Mones, Goes, Roes, Most, Moers, Moe

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Moes Family Origin

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Moes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Catholic Priest

    6%
  • Conductor R.R.

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Moes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Moes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moes family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Catholic Priest and Conductor R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moes.

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Moes Historical Records

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Moes Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Moes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Moes in 1944 was 63, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moes

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