Moffet Family History

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Moffet Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt. French: variant form of Maufait, a nickname composed of the elements mal, mau ‘badly’ + fait, past participle of faire ‘to do or make’.

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


Similar surnames: Moffat, Moffett, Moffit, Muffett, Moffitt, Maffett, Moffatt, Poteet

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Moffet Family Origin

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Moffet Family Occupations

What did your Moffet ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Moffet. 24% of Moffet men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Moffet women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moffet were Labourer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Cultivateur
    17%
  • Journalier
    10%
  • Labourer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%

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

Moffet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Moffet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moffet 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moffet. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Moffet. For the veterans among your Moffet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moffet Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Moffet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Moffet in 1953 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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