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Moren Name Meaning

Swedish (Morén): probably a habitational name composed of the placename element mor ‘copse marshy wood’ + the adjectival suffix -én a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. English (mainly Kent): variant of Morrin . This surname is rare in Britain.

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

Similar surnames: Loren, More, Toren, Morin, Molen, Moden, Boren, Noren, Oren, Morel

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Where is the Moren family from?

You can see how Moren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moren family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moren families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 92 Moren families living in Quebec. This was about 59% of all the recorded Moren's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Moren families in 1911.
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What did your Moren ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Moren. 27% of Moren men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Moren women worked as an Institutrice. .

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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
  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Institutrice
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Moren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moren 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Moren. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Moren. For the veterans among your Moren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moren lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Moren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Moren in 1957 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

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