Morehouse Family History

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Morehouse Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example Moorhouse in West Yorkshire, named from Old English mor ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + hus ‘house’.

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

Similar surnames: Woodhouse, Moorehouse, Millhouse, Stonehouse, Lofthouse, Limehouse

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Morehouse Family Origin

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Morehouse Family Occupations

What did your Morehouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Secretary (hospital and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Morehouse. 3% of Morehouse men worked as an Assistant Secretary (hospital and 53% of Morehouse women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morehouse were Bus Driver Lptb and Boarding Hse Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Secretary (hospital
  • Box Maker Retired
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bus Driver Lptb

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Ambulance Attendant
  • Assistant School Teacher
  • Boarding Hse Keeper

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

Morehouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Morehouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morehouse 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 33,000 immigration records available for the last name Morehouse. 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 Morehouse. For the veterans among your Morehouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morehouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Morehouse lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Morehouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Morehouse in 1952 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morehouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morehouse 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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