Morse Name Meaning

Welsh and English: variant of Morris. Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses. Compare Morris.

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


Similar surnames: Corse, Moyse, Forse, Moise, Mose, More, Morss, Gorse, Vorse, Mouse

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Morse Family Origin

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Morse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Student

    6%
  • School

    5%
  • Fisherman

    4%

In 1881, the most common Morse occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Morse's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morse. A less common occupation for the Morse family was Fisherman.

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Morse Historical Records

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Morse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Morse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Morse in 1941 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morse

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