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Early Origins of the Moes family

The surname Moes 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.

Early History of the Moes family

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Moes 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 Moes family

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Moes Ranking

In Netherlands, the name Moes is the 507th most popular surname with an estimated 3,437 people with that name. [1]

United States Moes migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro Moes, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1868 [2]
  • John Moes, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1877 [2]

  1. "Most Common Last Names in Netherlands." Forebears,
  2. 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) on Facebook