Moorey Family History

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Moorey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Moore, Pooley, Hooley, Looney, Cooley, Mourey, Dooley, Toohey, Morey

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Moorey Family Origin

Where is the Moorey family from?

Moorey Family Occupations

What did your Moorey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moorey family was Bricklayer. Broom Maker, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moorey. The most common Moorey occupation in the UK was Broom Maker. 8% of Moorey's were Broom Makers.

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  • Broom Maker

  • Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Bricklayer


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

Moorey Historical Records

What Moorey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Moorey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moorey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Moorey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Moorey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Moorey. For the veterans among your Moorey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moorey Life Expectancy

What is the average Moorey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Moorey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Moorey in 1962 was 82, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moorey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moorey 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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