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Moises Name Meaning

Spanish (Moisés), Jewish (Sephardic), and Portuguese: from the personal name Moisés, Spanish equivalent of Moses. Moissis is also found as a family name in Greece.

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


Similar surnames: Moses, Moise, Montes, Moss, Mose, Meisel, Moores, Moraes, Moisan

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Where is the Moises family from?

You can see how Moises families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moises family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Moises families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 3 Moises families living in Northwest Territories. This was about 75% of all the recorded Moises's in Canada. Northwest Territories had the highest population of Moises families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moises surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moises ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moises. 78% of Moises men worked as a Laborer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    78%
  • Farm Laborer
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Moises. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moises census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 778 immigration records available for the last name Moises. 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 Cards

There are 635 military records available for the last name Moises. For the veterans among your Moises ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moises lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Moises life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Moises in 1944 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

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