Moser Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived near a peat bog, Middle High German mos, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. North German (Möser): metonymic occupational name for a vegetable grower or seller, from an agent noun based on Middle Low German mos ‘vegetable’.

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


Similar surnames: Noser, Maser, Roser, Mower, Most, Moder, Mosser, Mohr, Mose, Miser

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Moser Family Origin

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Moser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Fisherman

    15%
  • Going To School

    8%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Moser occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Moser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moser family was Farm Labourer. Farmer, Fisherman and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moser.

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Moser Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Moser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moser in 1943 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moser

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