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Moron Surname Meaning

Spanish (Morón): habitational name from Morón de Almazán in Soria province or Morón de la Frontera in Seville both of Arabic origin probably denoting a ‘hidden’ place. Spanish (Morón): derivative of moro ‘Moor’ (see Moro ). French: from the Latin personal name Mauronus itself a derivative of Maurus (see Mauro ). French: possibly also a nickname from Old French moron ‘dreamer’. Irish: variant of Moran found chiefly in Lancashire England. This surname is rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Morin, Maron, Moros, Moon, Moren, Moran, Miron, Morton, Moxon, Doron

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Where is the Moron family from?

You can see how Moron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 34 Moron families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Moron's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Moron families in 1911.
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What did your Moron ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Modiste were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Moron. 32% of Moron men worked as a Journalier and 100% of Moron women worked as a Modiste. .

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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

  • Journalier
    32%
  • Farmer
    32%
  • Cultivateur
    25%
  • Laborer
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Modiste
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Moron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moron 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Moron. 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 Moron. For the veterans among your Moron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moron lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Moron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Moron in 1960 was 69, and 86 in 2004.

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