Morais Family History

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Morais Name Meaning

Portuguese: variant of Moraes, a topographic name meaning ‘mulberry trees’.

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

Similar surnames: Moraes, Morris, Moran, Morant, Morales, Moraitis, Mores, Norris

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Morais Family Origin

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Morais Family Occupations

What did your Morais ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accountant Praince butter Black and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Morais. 15% of Morais men worked as an Accountant Praince butter Black and 75% of Morais women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morais were Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accountant Praince butter Black
  • Dental Surgeon
  • Grocer Assistant
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means

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

Morais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Morais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morais 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 Morais. 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 488 military records available for the last name Morais. For the veterans among your Morais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morais Life Expectancy

What is the average Morais lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Morais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Morais in 1953 was 49, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morais 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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