Moores Family History

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Moores Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived on the moors (see Moore 1). patronymic from Moore as a personal name (see Moore 3).

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


Similar surnames: Moore, Moors, Montes, More, Moes, Moers, Mares, Morel, Mores, Mones

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Moores Family Origin

Where is the Moores family from?

Moores Family Occupations

What did your Moores ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Moores. 20% of Moores men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Moores women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moores were Laborer and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Printer Helper
    25%
  • Cook
    13%
  • Income
    13%

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

Moores Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Moores. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moores 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Moores. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Moores. For the veterans among your Moores ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moores Life Expectancy

What is the average Moores lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Moores life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Moores in 1944 was 20, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moores

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moores 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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