Moog Surname History

Early Origins of the Moog family

The surname Moog 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Moog family

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Moog Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Moges, Mogge, Mogg, Moog, Mogges, Mogge-Pous and many more.

Early Notables of the Moog family (pre 1700)

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United States Moog migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moog Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Moog, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Johannes Moog, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
Moog Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Barbara Moog, who settled in Baltimore in 1832
  • Anna Moog, who settled in New York, NY in 1853
  • Catharina Moog, who arrived in New York, NY in 1853
  • Johannette Moog, who landed in America in 1860 [1]
  • Aaron Moog, who arrived in Alabama in 1868
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Moog (post 1700) +

  • Robert Moog (1934-2005), American inventor of the Moog synthesizer

Bismarck
  • Ernst Moog (1913-1941), German Mechanikersmaat (A) who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]


  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. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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