Moors Family History

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Moors Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Moores. Dutch: nickname for a man of swarthy complexion or ethnic name for a North African, from moor ‘Moor’ (see Moore 2). Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the Latin personal name Mauritius (see Morris 1).

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


Similar surnames: Moore, Mooers, Mohr, Moores, Moers, Mars, Moon, Moor, Mory, Moris

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Moors Family Origin

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Moors Family Occupations

What did your Moors ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Moors. 70% of Moors men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    70%
  • Labourer
    30%

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

Moors Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Moors. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moors 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Moors. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Moors. For the veterans among your Moors ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moors Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Moors life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Moors in 1947 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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