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

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • At School

    3%

In 1881, the most common Moffatt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Moffatt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moffatt family was At School. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moffatt.

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Moffatt Historical Records

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Moffatt Life Expectancy

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