Mossberg Family History

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Mossberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements mosse ‘peat bog’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental extension of Moses, with German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Osberg, Ostberg, Grossberg, Rosberg, Moberg, Forsberg, Milberg

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Mossberg Family Origin

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Mossberg Family Occupations

What did your Mossberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mossberg. 10% of Mossberg men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Mossberg women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mossberg were Farm Hand and Car Faremam Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farm Hand
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Box Maker
    4%
  • Car Faremam Clerk
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mossberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mossberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mossberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mossberg. 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 Card

There are 415 military records available for the last name Mossberg. For the veterans among your Mossberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mossberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Mossberg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mossberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mossberg in 1962 was 44, and 88 in 2004.

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