Moor Family History

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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

What did your Moor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Moor. 12% of Moor men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Moor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moor were Railway Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    12%
  • Dairy Farmer
    8%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Railway Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housekeeper
    2%

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

Moor Historical Records

What Moor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 125,000 census records available for the last name Moor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moor 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Moor. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Moor. For the veterans among your Moor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moor Life Expectancy

What is the average Moor lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moor 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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