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Moravec Surname Meaning

Czech and Slovak: habitational name for someone from Moravia (Czech Morava) a region forming most of the eastern part of what is now Czechia named for the river which flows through it. From the 11th century onward it was a crownland of the kingdom of Bohemia. Slovenian: topographic name derived from morava ‘wet meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Oravec, Moravek, Milavec, Morvay, Moraes, Morvan, Korosec, Graven

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Where is the Moravec family from?

You can see how Moravec families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moravec family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Moravec families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Moravec families living in New York. This was about 39% of all the recorded Moravec's in USA. New York had the highest population of Moravec families in 1880.
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What did your Moravec ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Moravec. 100% of Moravec men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Moravec lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Moravec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moravec in 1950 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

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