Moraga Family History

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Moraga Name Meaning

Spanish: from moraga ‘barbecue’, from Arabic.

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


Similar surnames: Morga, Morano, Fraga, Morea, Morera, Morad, Mora, Morena, Morado

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Moraga Family Origin

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Moraga Family Occupations

What did your Moraga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moraga. 69% of Moraga men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Moraga women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moraga were Truck Driver and Piece Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    69%
  • Attendant
    6%
  • Owner
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Piece Worker
    40%

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

Moraga Historical Records

What Moraga family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Moraga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moraga 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moraga. 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 437 military records available for the last name Moraga. For the veterans among your Moraga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moraga Life Expectancy

What is the average Moraga lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Moraga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Moraga in 1956 was 68, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moraga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moraga 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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