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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mose

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Alt. Meaning

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Notable Persons Named Mose

Mose Allison is a jazz, twelve-bar blues, and blues musician. He plays Piano, vocals, and trumpet. He was most prominent from 1956 to present. Mose was given the name Mose John Allison, Jr. on November 11th, 1927 in Tippo, Mississippi, United States.

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Mose was born on May 17th, 1989 in Wellington.

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He left this life in 2006.

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Mose was born in 1939.

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Moisés Santiago Bertoni was a in the fields of writer, botanist, and botany. Moisés was given the name Mosè Giacomo Bertoni on June 15th, 1857 in Lottigna, Switzerland. He passed away on September 19th, 1929.

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Mose is also known as Big Mose.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mose

Walter was born on November 3rd, 1912 in Bielawa. He left this life on November 28th, 1944.

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Salah Sheikh Osman Mose is a Minister of Public Works and Resettlement of Somalia. He was most prominent from 2015 to present. Salah was born in Somalia.

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Charonne was born in Toronto.

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Jacob Mose is an athlete for the FC Odense.

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How popular is the baby name Mose in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 52 0 52
1881 63 0 63
1882 77 0 77
1883 65 0 65
1884 68 0 68
1885 50 0 50
1886 69 0 69
1887 55 0 55
1888 62 0 62
1889 57 0 57
1890 57 0 57
1891 55 0 55
1892 68 0 68
1893 63 0 63
1894 59 0 59
1895 62 0 62
1896 45 0 45
1897 43 0 43
1898 44 0 44
1899 59 0 59
1900 75 0 75
1901 49 0 49
1902 59 0 59
1903 58 0 58
1904 70 0 70
1905 58 0 58
1906 48 0 48
1907 56 0 56
1908 65 0 65
1909 63 0 63
1910 71 0 71
1911 80 0 80
1912 99 0 99
1913 91 0 91
1914 117 5 112
1915 128 0 128
1916 138 0 138
1917 114 0 114
1918 158 6 152
1919 168 0 168
1920 122 0 122
1921 155 5 150
1922 144 0 144
1923 105 8 97
1924 114 0 114
1925 100 0 100
1926 105 0 105
1927 129 0 129
1928 118 0 118
1929 97 0 97
1930 103 0 103
1931 82 0 82
1932 117 6 111
1933 92 0 92
1934 83 8 75
1935 78 0 78
1936 63 0 63
1937 73 6 67
1938 89 0 89
1939 64 0 64
1940 79 0 79
1941 67 0 67
1942 111 5 106
1943 72 0 72
1944 94 6 88
1945 88 0 88
1946 84 0 84
1947 75 0 75
1948 86 0 86
1949 73 0 73
1950 84 0 84
1951 93 0 93
1952 91 0 91
1953 66 0 66
1954 55 0 55
1955 58 0 58
1956 48 0 48
1957 44 0 44
1958 55 0 55
1959 50 0 50
1960 44 0 44
1961 34 0 34
1962 49 0 49
1963 48 0 48
1964 36 0 36
1965 29 0 29
1966 33 0 33
1967 49 0 49
1968 44 0 44
1969 39 0 39
1970 27 0 27
1971 33 0 33
1972 38 0 38
1973 14 0 14
1974 25 0 25
1975 20 0 20
1976 32 0 32
1977 24 0 24
1978 25 0 25
1979 24 0 24
1980 25 0 25
1981 25 0 25
1982 26 0 26
1983 18 0 18
1984 18 0 18
1985 20 0 20
1986 23 0 23
1987 18 0 18
1988 21 0 21
1989 16 0 16
1990 28 0 28
1991 33 0 33
1992 14 0 14
1993 14 0 14
1994 17 0 17
1995 16 0 16
1996 19 0 19
1997 20 0 20
1998 13 0 13
1999 13 0 13
2000 13 0 13
2001 11 0 11
2002 13 0 13
2003 15 0 15
2004 13 0 13
2005 13 0 13
2006 15 0 15
2007 11 0 11
2008 17 0 17
2009 13 0 13
2010 12 0 12
2011 16 0 16
2012 18 0 18
2013 20 0 20
2014 22 0 22
2015 13 0 13
2016 14 0 14

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Popularity of Mose as a first name

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Popularity of Mose as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mose U.S.
  White 43.15% 64.26%
  African American 34.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 6.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mose

People with the last name Mose are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mose

  • How Popular is the name Mose? Mose is the 2,858th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mose was the 14,571st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mose have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,757 babies born with the first name Mose in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mose to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mose? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 52 new born babies.
  • When was Mose first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mose is Friday, November 20th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Mose born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mose was in 1919 with a total of 168 babies.
  • Random Mose Factoid: According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mose ranks 101st in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 12 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1911.
  • Weird things about the name Mose: Your name in reverse order is Esom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mose. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mose? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,044 people with the last name Mose.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mose? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mose as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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