Moorman Family History

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Moorman Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived and worked on a moor (see Moore 1). In Scotland the term denoted an official responsible for a moor, whose duties included overseeing the branding of the cattle which roamed on the moor. Dutch and North German: variant of Mohrmann.

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

Similar surnames: Moerman, Moormann, Morman, Norman, Mohrman, Orman, Mohrmann, Gorman

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Moorman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Moorman name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Moorman Family Origin

Where is the Moorman family from?

Moorman Family Occupations

What did your Moorman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Moorman occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Moorman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moorman family was Grocer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moorman.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Gardner

  • Grocer


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

Moorman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Moorman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moorman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Moorman. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Moorman. For the veterans among your Moorman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moorman Life Expectancy

What is the average Moorman lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Moorman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Moorman in 1941 was 65, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moorman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moorman 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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