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Morell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morrell or Morel. Catalan: habitational name from any of several places called Morell in Tarragona and Girona provinces or Majorica and Minorca Islands, from a vernacular form of Latin Maurellus ‘dark-skinned’, diminutive of Maurus ‘Moor’.

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


Similar surnames: Morel, Morrell, Orell, Mowell, Sorell, Morello, Monell, Torell

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Morell Family Origin

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Morell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Fisherman

    8%
  • Iron Foundry

    8%

In 1881, the most common Morell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Morell's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morell. A less common occupation for the Morell family was Iron Foundry.

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Morell Historical Records

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Morell Life Expectancy

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