Moya Family History

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Moya Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Moya, in Cuenca, or from places so named Valencia, Lugo, and the Canaries. Catalan (Moyà): variant spelling of the habitational name from Moià in Barcelona province, named in Late Latin as Modianus ‘(estate) of Modius’ (a personal name derived from Latin modus ‘measure’).

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

Similar surnames: Moy, Mora, Mota, Mola, Maya, Noya, Goya, Goy, Moon, Mina

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Moya Family Origin

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Moya Family Occupations

What did your Moya ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Trapper was the top reported job for people in the CA named Moya.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Trapper

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Moya Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Moya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moya 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Moya. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Moya. For the veterans among your Moya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moya Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Moya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moya in 1942 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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