Moist Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This name occurs chiefly in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Mast, Most, Mount, Point, Mort, Moise, Moose, Rist, Grist, Dost

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Moist Family Origin

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Moist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Lab

    10%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Agt. For Nursery

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moist family was Agt. For Nursery. Farmer, Farm Lab and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moist. The most common Moist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Moist's were Farmers.

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Moist Historical Records

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Moist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Moist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Moist in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moist

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