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Morrey Name Meaning

English: variant of Morey 2.

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

Similar surnames: Murrey, Torrey, Mowrey, Mory, Gorney, Morey, Forrey, Morren, Worrel

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Where is the Morrey family from?

You can see how Morrey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morrey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morrey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Morrey families living in British Columbia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Morrey's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Morrey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morrey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Morrey. 39% of Morrey men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Morrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morrey 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 Morrey. 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 856 military records available for the last name Morrey. For the veterans among your Morrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morrey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Morrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Morrey in 1963 was 85, and 49 in 2004.

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