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Mosey Family History

Mosey Name Meaning

English: from a vernacular form of the personal name Moses.

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


Similar surnames: Moses, Morey, Money, Mose, Josey, Massey, Mosley, Mosely, Pusey

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Where is the Mosey family from?

You can see how Mosey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mosey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mosey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 33 Mosey families living in Ontario. This was about 72% of all the recorded Mosey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mosey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mosey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mosey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mosey. 73% of Mosey men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    73%
  • Laborer
    28%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mosey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mosey 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 Mosey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mosey. For the veterans among your Mosey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mosey lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mosey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mosey in 1948 was 42, and 83 in 2004.

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