Morey Family History

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Morey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mórdha (see Moore). English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Mory, a short form of Amaury (see Emery).

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


Similar surnames: Money, More, Mory, Morel, Corey, Dorey, Lorey, Morley, Mosey, Mares

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Morey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Morey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Morey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    50%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Norway

    4%

  • France

    3%

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Morey Family Origin

Where is the Morey family from?

Morey Family Occupations

What did your Morey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Morey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Morey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morey. A less common occupation for the Morey family was Scholar.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Printer

    6%
  • Scholar

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Morey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Morey Historical Records

What Morey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 95,000 census records available for the last name Morey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Morey. 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 Card

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Morey. For the veterans among your Morey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morey Life Expectancy

What is the average Morey lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Morey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Morey in 1946 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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