Moffat Family History

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Moffat Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Moffatt.

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

Similar surnames: Moffet, Moffit, Moffatt, Moffitt, Moffett, Mowat, Horvat, Poff

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Moffat Family Origin

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Moffat Family Occupations

What did your Moffat ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Moffat. 44% of Moffat men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Moffat women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moffat were Clerk and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Farmer
  • Income

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

Moffat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 98,000 census records available for the last name Moffat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moffat 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Moffat. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Moffat. For the veterans among your Moffat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moffat Life Expectancy

What is the average Moffat lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Moffat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Moffat in 1946 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moffat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moffat 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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