Moraes Family History

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Moraes Name Meaning

Portuguese: topographic name for someone living among mulberry trees, from the plural of moral ‘mulberry’. Compare Spanish Morales.

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


Similar surnames: Morales, Morais, Moras, Montes, Mones, Fornes, Moores, Gorges, Moises

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Moraes Family Origin

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Moraes Family Occupations

What did your Moraes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engineer (retd) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Moraes. 50% of Moraes men worked as an Engineer (retd) and 50% of Moraes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moraes were Sand Blaster Iron Foundry H and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engineer (retd)
    50%
  • Sand Blaster Iron Foundry H
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Cotton Weaver
    17%
  • Housewife Unpaid
    17%
  • Student
    17%

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

Moraes Historical Records

What Moraes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Moraes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moraes 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Moraes. 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 308 military records available for the last name Moraes. For the veterans among your Moraes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moraes Life Expectancy

What is the average Moraes lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Moraes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Moraes in 1955 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moraes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moraes 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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