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Moon Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mocháin (see Mohan).English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Moyon in La Manche, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Modius (from Latin modus ‘measure’) + the locative suffix -o (genitive -onis).English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French moun ‘monk’ (see Monk).Cornish: nickname for a slender person, from Cornish mon ‘thin’.Korean: variant of Mun.

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

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Name Distribution of Moon Families

  • Number of Moon families
     370 - 737
     124 - 369
     1 - 123
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data

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Moon Family Origin

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Moon Immigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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Moon Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

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