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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mossy

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Moss"y
  1. Overgrown with moss; abounding with or edged with moss; as, mossy trees; mossy streams. "Old trees are more mossy far than young." [Bacon.]
  2. Resembling moss; as, mossy green.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
  2. Overgrown with moss

moss +‎ -y

Notable Persons Named Mossy

Mossy was born on December 26th, 1961 in Eloy, Arizona.


Mossy O'Riordan was an athlete for the Blackrock GAA. Mossy was born in Cork GAA. He passed away on August 27th, 2008.


Mossy Murphy is an athlete for the Mullinavat GAA. Mossy was born in Mullinavat.


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Popularity of Mossy as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Mossy

  • When was the first name Mossy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Mossy is Saturday, June 16th, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Mossy? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Mossy. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Mossy: Your name in reverse order is Yssom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ssmyo. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Mossy born Apr 18, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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