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Morain Name Meaning

Irish: altered form of Moran. French: variant of Morin .

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

Similar surnames: Torain, Morfin, Morin, Morais, Moris, Moran, Marlin, Molin, Moring

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Where is the Morain family from?

You can see how Morain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morain family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morain families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 18 Morain families living in Quebec. This was about 72% of all the recorded Morain's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Morain families in 1911.
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What did your Morain ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Morain. 74% of Morain men worked as a Cultivateur. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Morain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morain 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 288 immigration records available for the last name Morain. 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 593 military records available for the last name Morain. For the veterans among your Morain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morain lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Morain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Morain in 1950 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

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