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Moskovitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Moskowitz.

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


Similar surnames: Moskowitz, Moscowitz, Herskovitz, Berkovitz, Kovitz, Markovits

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Where is the Moskovitz family from?

You can see how Moskovitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moskovitz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Moskovitz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Moskovitz families living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Moskovitz's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Moskovitz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moskovitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moskovitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moskovitz. 22% of Moskovitz men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Moskovitz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moskovitz were Tailor and Typist.

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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
    22%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Tailor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Typist
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Moskovitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moskovitz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Moskovitz. 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 958 military records available for the last name Moskovitz. For the veterans among your Moskovitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moskovitz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Moskovitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Moskovitz in 1953 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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