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Morro Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname for someone with a prominent nose or lips, from morro ‘snout’. Spanish and Italian: topographic name from morro in the sense ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Porro, Mero, Moro, Marro, Marmo, Morin, Morga, Porto, Morra, Mosso

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Where is the Morro family from?

You can see how Morro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Morro families living in Manitoba. This was about 67% of all the recorded Morro's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Morro families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morro ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Morro. .

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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

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Morro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morro 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 592 immigration records available for the last name Morro. 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 904 military records available for the last name Morro. For the veterans among your Morro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morro lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Morro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Morro in 1962 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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