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Moscowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Moskowitz.

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


Similar surnames: Moskowitz, Moskovitz, Berkowitz, Koplowitz, Gershowitz, Herskowitz

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Where is the Moscowitz family from?

You can see how Moscowitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moscowitz family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Moscowitz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 15 Moscowitz families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Moscowitz's in the UK. London had the highest population of Moscowitz families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moscowitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moscowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moscowitz. 29% of Moscowitz men worked as a Salesman and 23% of Moscowitz women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moscowitz were Shipping Clerk and Teacher.

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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

  • Salesman
    29%
  • Proprietor
    17%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Shipping Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    23%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Moscowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moscowitz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moscowitz. 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 451 military records available for the last name Moscowitz. For the veterans among your Moscowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moscowitz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Moscowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Moscowitz in 1964 was 73, and 79 in 2003.

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