Moreau Family History

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Moreau Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of More 4 or 5.

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

Similar surnames: Morneau, Dorau, Moret, Moree, Reau, More, Bureau, Mongeau, Morey

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Moreau Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Moreau name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Moreau. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Moreau Family Origin

Where is the Moreau family from?

Moreau Family Occupations

What did your Moreau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moreau family was Plumber. Formerly Mariner, French Polisher and Paper Stainer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moreau. The most common Moreau occupation in the UK was Formerly Mariner. 17% of Moreau's were Formerly Mariners.

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  • Formerly Mariner

  • French Polisher

  • Paper Stainer

  • Plumber


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Moreau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Moreau Historical Records

What Moreau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Moreau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moreau 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Moreau. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Moreau. For the veterans among your Moreau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moreau Life Expectancy

What is the average Moreau lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Moreau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moreau in 1943 was 17, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moreau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moreau 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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