Last name: MOSER

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MOSER : This last name is indexed 394,439 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MOSER : 1: South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near a peat bog Middle High German mōs or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word. Compare Mosser and Musser.2: North German (Möser): metonymic occupational name for a vegetable grower or seller from an agent noun based on Middle Low German mōs ‘vegetable’.3: German (Möser): habitational name from any of several places called Möser or for someone from any of several places called Möse Moese and Mösen.4: English: habitational name from Moser in Whitwell (Westmorland) or Mosser (Cumbria). The placenames derive from Old Scandinavian mosi ‘moss bog’ + erg ‘shieling hill pasture’. Compare Mosher.

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