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Mory Surname Meaning

German: variant of Mori . English (Kent; of Norman origin): variant of Morey . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland. French: habitational name from any of several places called Mory in Oise Pas-de-Calais and Seine-et-Marne. The placename is derived from Latin Mauriacum (composed of a personal name Maurius + locative suffix -acum). Compare Demory French: from the personal name Mory a shortened form of Amory (see Emery ).

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

Similar surnames: More, Mora, Ory, Moy, Mort, Mowry, Mery, Lory, Morey, Mori

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Where is the Mory family from?

You can see how Mory families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mory family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mory families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Mory families living in British Columbia. This was about 55% of all the recorded Mory's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Mory families in 1911.
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What did your Mory ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mory. 34% of Mory men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Mory women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mory were Salesman and Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Manager
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Helper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mory. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mory 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 Mory. 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 641 military records available for the last name Mory. For the veterans among your Mory ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mory lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mory in 1962 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

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