Moseley Surname History
Henry Moseley, a well-known 19th century English physicist, is a famous member of the Moseley family.
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The meaning of Moseley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Moseley come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Moseley were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Moseley. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Moseley last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Moseley change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time.
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Moseley Family Tree
Here are a few of the Moseley biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Moseleys
- Della Elliott Moseley
- Geneva Belle Moseley Rogers 1891 - ?
- Dinah Elliott Moseley 1869 - ?
- Virginia Douglas Moseley 1917 - ?
- Charles Moseley Wolcott 1816 - 1889
- Nathaniel (MOSELEY) Moseley, III 1771 - ?
- Nathaniel (MOSELEY) Moseley, II 1743 - 1790
- Rosannah Alworth Moseley
- Ebenezer MOSELEY Moseley 1673 - 1740
- Hannah Weeks Moseley 1678 - 1747
Famous People named Moseley
Famous members of the Moseley family:
- Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley (23 November 1887 – 10 August 1915) , English physicist. Moseley's Law sorted the chemical elements of the periodic element in a logical order, based on their physics.