Moor Name Meaning

English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh: variant spelling of Moore.

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


Similar surnames: Moore, Moors, Moon, Door, Boor, Poor, Moir, Mow, Roof, Hoof

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Moor Family Origin

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Moor Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moor. The most common Moor occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Moor's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Moor family was Labourer.

Source: Census data for Moor | Data not to scale

Moor Historical Records

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Moor Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Moor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moor in 1955 was 32, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moor

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