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Maurice Family History

Maurice Name Meaning

French English Welsh Scottish and Irish: from the Old French personal name Maurice Latin Mauritius (see Morris ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Morice, Marie, Mauritz, Mauricio, Laurie, March, Maurin, Laurich

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Where is the Maurice family from?

You can see how Maurice families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maurice family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maurice families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 168 Maurice families living in Quebec. This was about 73% of all the recorded Maurice's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Maurice families in 1911.
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What did your Maurice ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Maurice. 18% of Maurice men worked as a Cultivateur and 20% of Maurice women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maurice were Trapper and Progegee. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Trapper

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
  • Cultivateur
  • Couturire
  • Progegee
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Census Records

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Maurice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maurice census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Maurice. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Maurice. For the veterans among your Maurice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maurice lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Maurice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Maurice in 1954 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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