Moffatt Family History

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Moffatt Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Moffat in Dumfriesshire, named in Gaelic as ‘the long plain’, from magh ‘plain’ + fada ‘long’.

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


Similar surnames: Moffat, Moffett, Moffitt, Mowatt, Moffit, Muffett, Maffett, Hoffart

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Moffatt Family Origin

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Moffatt Family Occupations

What did your Moffatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Moffatt. 44% of Moffatt men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Moffatt women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moffatt were Carpenter and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Student
    10%

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

Moffatt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 81,000 census records available for the last name Moffatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moffatt 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 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Moffatt. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Moffatt. For the veterans among your Moffatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moffatt Life Expectancy

What is the average Moffatt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Moffatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Moffatt in 1951 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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