Moselle name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Moselle

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mo*selle"
A light wine, usually white, produced in the vicinity of the river Moselle.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. German white wine from the Moselle valley or a similar wine made elsewhere

From French Moselle, from Latin Mosella.

  1. A river flowing from France into the Rhine at Koblenz (western Germany).
  2. One of the départements of Grand Est, France.
  3. A light white wine, made from Riesling grapes originating in the valley of this river.

Moselle was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons With the Last Name Moselle

Notable Persons With the Last Name Moselle

Dom Moselle

He was most prominent from 1950 to 1954. Dom was born on June 23rd, 1926 in Montreal, Wisconsin. Dom is also known as Moselle and Dominic Angelo. He breathed his last breath on August 19th, 2010.

Tyler Moselle


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Moselle U.S.
  White 92.31% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Moselle

People with the last name Moselle are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Moselle

  • How Popular is the name Moselle? Moselle is the 24,285th most popular name of all time. As a last name Moselle was the 99,378th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Moselle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 259 babies born with the first name Moselle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Moselle to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Moselle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Moselle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Moselle is Sunday, December 24th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Moselle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Moselle was in 1919 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Moselle Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Moselle is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Moselle: The name spelled backwards is Ellesom. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lesemlo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Moselle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 182 people with the last name Moselle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Moselle? Moselle is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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