Moors Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Moores. Dutch: nickname for a man of swarthy complexion or ethnic name for a North African, from moor ‘Moor’ (see Moore 2). Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the Latin personal name Mauritius (see Morris 1).

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


Similar surnames: Moore, Mooers, Mohr, Moores, Moers, Mars, Moon, Moor, Mory, Moris

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Moors Family Origin

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Moors Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Carter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Moors occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Moors's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moors. A less common occupation for the Moors family was Carter.

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Moors Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Moors life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Moors in 1947 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moors

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