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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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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.

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