Moers Family History

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Moers Name Meaning

German (Mörs): habitational name from Moers in the Rhineland or from any of several places called Mörse or Mörsen. German (Mörse): from a variant of the personal name Moritz. Dutch: variant of Moors 2 and 3.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Moors, Boers, Moes, Roers, Mars, Goers, Miers, Meers, Moyers, Mones

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Moers Family Origin

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Moers Family Occupations

What did your Moers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moers. 9% of Moers men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Moers women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moers were Bricklayer and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Operator

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

Moers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Moers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 633 immigration records available for the last name Moers. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Moers. For the veterans among your Moers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moers Life Expectancy

What is the average Moers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Moers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Moers in 1963 was 83, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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