Moran Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Móráin ‘descendant of Mórán’, a personal name meaning ‘great’, ‘large’; the stress is normally on the first syllable. English: variant of Morant, normally pronounced with the stress on the second syllable. Spanish (Morán): habitational name from places called Morán in Asturies, Galicia (Pontevedra) and Aragon (Zaragoza).

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


Similar surnames: Mohan, Toran, Morin, Foran, Mora, Doran, Moren, Moron, Horan, Boran

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Moran Family Origin

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Moran Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Hawker

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moran family was Tailor. The most common Moran occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Moran's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Hawker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moran.

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Moran Historical Records

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Moran Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Moran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Moran in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moran

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