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Morin Surname Meaning

French and Walloon: from a variant of the French personal name Maurin ; or a diminutive of More 2 a nickname for a dark-skinned man. It is also found in England as a surname of Huguenot origin. Compare Moran Morang Morein Morong Morrin and Morrow . Italian (northern): variant of Morino . Spanish (Morín): nickname or ethnic name derived from moro ‘Moor’ (see Moro ). Scottish (East Lothian): variant of Morrin .

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

Similar surnames: Marin, Morino, Moren, Moron, Merin, Moran, Mori, Molin, Moring, Moris

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Where is the Morin family from?

You can see how Morin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 6,563 Morin families living in Quebec. This was about 89% of all the recorded Morin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Morin families in 1911.
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What did your Morin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Servante were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Morin. 27% of Morin men worked as a Cultivateur and 11% of Morin women worked as a Servante. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morin were Cult and Couturire. .

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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

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Cult

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servante
  • Institutrice
  • Journalier
  • Couturire
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Morin. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Morin. For the veterans among your Morin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morin lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Morin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Morin in 1941 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

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