Moura Family History

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Moura Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from Moura in Beja, Portugal, or from any of the like named places in Galicia. Southern French: dialect variant of More 3.

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

Similar surnames: Mura, Mora, Maura, Morra, Mula, Moran, Couri, Mory, Bouras, Borra

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Moura Family Origin

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Moura Family Occupations

What did your Moura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Private House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moura. 40% of Moura men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Moura women worked as a Private House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moura were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Private House Work
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Moura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Moura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moura census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Moura. 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 Card

There are 536 military records available for the last name Moura. For the veterans among your Moura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moura Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Moura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Moura in 1947 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

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