Maurice Family History

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Maurice Name Meaning

French, English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish: from the Old French personal name Maurice, Latin Mauritius (see Morris).

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

Similar surnames: Morice, Marie, Mauritz, Mauricio, Laurie, March, Maurin, Laurich

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Maurice Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Maurice name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Maurice. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Maurice Family Origin

Where is the Maurice family from?

Maurice Family Occupations

What did your Maurice ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Maurice family was Labourer. Annuitant, Tailor and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maurice. The most common Maurice occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Maurice's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Tailor

  • Charwoman

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Maurice ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Maurice Historical Records

What Maurice family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Maurice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maurice 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Maurice. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Maurice. For the veterans among your Maurice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maurice Life Expectancy

What is the average Maurice lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Maurice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Maurice in 1954 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maurice

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maurice ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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