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Where did the Dutch Mooi family come from? What is the Dutch Mooi family crest and coat of arms? When did the Mooi family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Mooi family history?The roots of the distinguished surname Mooi lie in the Netherlands. The name is derived from the Dutch word "mooy," meaning "beautiful," "graceful," or "charming." It is likely that the name was first bestowed as a nickname on someone who was thought to be particularly attractive.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mooy, Mooi, Mooij, Mooey, Moye, Mooyen, Moeykens and others.
First found in the neighboring regions of northwestern Germany. The first recorded bearer of the name was Hans Moye, who was documented in the north German town of Anklam in 1401.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mooi research. Another 243 words(17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mooi History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 21 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mooi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A. Mooij, who arrived in Illinois in 1866; Nicholas Mooy, who was naturalized in Indiana in 1876; Rema Mooi, who immigrated to North America in 1879; and Hendrik Mooi, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1902..
The Mooi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mooi Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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