Experts believe the family name Moffett dates back to around the eighth century. Moffett was originally from English origins. The word Moffett is believed to have come from a Anglo-Saxon term. The surname went global in the sixteenth and seventeenth century with the expansion of the British empire and the establishment of independant colonies.
Moffett is the 1133rd most popular name in the UK. In the UK alone there are 120891 people with the surname Moffett. The county of Worcestershire in England currently holds the largest density of families with the surname Moffett. It is written that an early 19th century Moffett could out drink a Camel. Never too far from controversy 2 brothers Morgan Moffett and Michael Moffett were sent to jail in 1876 for stealing a bracelet. Members of the Moffett family were involved in the Movement for Womens Suffrage.
Traits of the Moffett family
Happy and friendly is how previous generations of the Moffett family can be described. The surname is historically linked with Neptune, causing Moffetts to often be complex and knowledgable. Once in love they are fickle, not intentionally so but because of the basic inconsistency of their emotional personality. They refract changes in their own surroundings and can often become pessimistic and egocentric. 32
There are several famous Moffett's including:-