Moe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Moe family

The surname Moe was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Moe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moe research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1597 and 1724 are included under the topic Early Moe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Moe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Moens, Moen, Moense, Moenses, Moenns, Moeens, Mooens, de Moen, De Moin, de Moynem van Moen and many more.

Early Notables of the Moe family (pre 1700)

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Moe migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Irenos Moe, who landed in Barbados in 1808 [1]
  • Amund B. Moe, who settled in DeKalb Co. IL in 1878
Moe Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Anna Moe, who arrived in North Dakota in 1906
  • Berntine Moe, who settled in North Dakota in 1906

Moe migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moe Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Catherine Moe, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Moe (post 1700)

  • Jorgen Engebretsen Moe (1813-1882), Norwegian folklorist
  • Moe Amery (b. 1954), born Moe Amiri, Lebanon-born, Canadian politician, member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
  • Moe Norman (1929-2004), Canadian professional golfer
  • Moe Asch (1905-1986), founder of Folkways Records, son of Sholem Asch
  • Moe Diamond, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 2nd District, 1921 [2]
  • Moe Rosenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932 [3]
  • Moe Spiegel, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Orange County 2nd District, 1928 [4]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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