Morel Name Meaning

French, Occitan, Catalan, and English: from the medieval personal name Morel, a diminutive vernacular form of Latin Maurus (see Moore 3), with the hypocoristic suffix -el. Compare Morrell. German: from the personal name and saint’s name Maurelius.

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


Similar surnames: Morell, More, Moren, Borel, Morey, Model, Orel, Mort, Marek, Mores

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Morel Family Origin

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Morel Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morel. A less common occupation for the Morel family was Labourer. The most common Morel occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Morel's were Cultivateurs.

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Morel Historical Records

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Morel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Morel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Morel in 1945 was 31, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morel

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