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Moret Family History

Moret Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin):: nickname from a diminutive of Old French more ‘Moor’ (see More ). habitational name from (Le) Moret the name of several places in various parts of France. Compare Demoret .

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

Similar surnames: More, Mort, Morel, Montet, Moron, Molek, Maret, Morey, Moree, Monet

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Where is the Moret family from?

You can see how Moret families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moret family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moret families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Moret families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Moret's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Moret families in 1911.
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What did your Moret ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moret. 14% of Moret men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Moret women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moret were Porter and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Porter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Seamstress
  • Cook
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Moret. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moret 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moret. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Moret. For the veterans among your Moret ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moret lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Moret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Moret in 1955 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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