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Moga Family History

Moga Name Meaning

Romanian (Transylvania and Moldavia): from a short form of the descriptive nickname Mogoş which is from Hungarian magas ‘big tall’.

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


Similar surnames: Maga, Mega, Mora, Miga, Goga, Noga, Morga, Topa, Mohr, Dona

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Where is the Moga family from?

You can see how Moga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moga family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Moga families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Moga families living in London. This was about 40% of all the recorded Moga's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Moga families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moga. 50% of Moga men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Moga women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moga were Foreman 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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Foreman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Typist
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Moga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moga 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Moga. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 805 military records available for the last name Moga. For the veterans among your Moga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moga lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Moga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Moga in 1956 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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