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Mory Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morey 2. French: topographic name from French mûrier ‘mulberry tree’, or a habitational name from Mouriez in Pas-de-Calais, or from Mourier in Villers-St-Paul, Oise. French: possibly a short form of Amory, from the Germanic personal name Amalric.

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


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 the 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.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mory surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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 US 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 Clerk 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
    34%
  • Manager
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    24%
  • House Wife
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Maid
    16%
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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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