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Moores Family History

Moores Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived on the moors (see Moore 1).patronymic from Moore as a personal name (see Moore 3).

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

273,379 Historical Documents with Moores on Ancestry
92,047 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,273 Military Records
5,915 Immigration Records
52,465 Census and Voter Lists
116,679 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Moores Families

  • Number of Moores families
     650 - 1,298
     217 - 649
     1 - 216
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Moores families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Moores census records

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Moores Family Origin

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Moores Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Moores Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Moores census records

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Military Service by Moores

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