Moyse Family History

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Moyse Name Meaning

Jewish: variant of Moses. English (Devon and Norfolk) and French: from a medieval variant of the personal name Moses (Middle English Moise, Old French Moïse).

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

Similar surnames: Moise, Royse, Morse, Mose, Motte, Moye, Toye, Loose, Boyse, Mayse

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Moyse Family Origin

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Moyse Family Occupations

What did your Moyse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moyse family was Farmer. The most common Moyse occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 11% of Moyse's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moyse.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Moyse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Moyse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Moyse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moyse 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Moyse. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Moyse. For the veterans among your Moyse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moyse Life Expectancy

What is the average Moyse lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Moyse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Moyse in 1953 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moyse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moyse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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