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Mok Family History

Mok Name Meaning

Korean: there is only one Chinese character for the Mok surname which was much more common in the past than it is today. Many members of the Sach’ŏn Mok clan held prominent government positions in the Koryŏ period (AD 918–1392) and the subsequent Chosŏn period. The clan's founding ancestor Mok Hyo-gi was a Koryŏ general. Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 莫 see Mo Chinese: Cantonese form of the surnames 穆 沐 牧 and 木. Also Teochew or Hokkien form of the surnames 穆 沐 and 牧. See Mu 1 and 4-6. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch mocke ‘dirty or wanton woman’ or from West Flemish mokke ‘fat child’. Hungarian (Mók): from the personal name Mók probably a pet form of Mózes Hungarian form of Moses . Compare Mock .

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

Similar surnames: Sok, Mak, Mo, Mon, Mou, Moy, Mock, Lok, Tak, Fok

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You can see how Mok families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mok family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Mok families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Mok families living in Lancashire. This was about 53% of all the recorded Mok's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mok families in 1891.
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What did your Mok ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Mok. 100% of Mok women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Mok. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mok. For the veterans among your Mok ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mok lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mok life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mok in 1960 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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