Morey Family History

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Morey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mórdha (see Moore). English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Mory, a short form of Amaury (see Emery).

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

Similar surnames: Money, More, Mory, Morel, Corey, Dorey, Lorey, Morley, Mosey, Mares

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Morey Family Origin

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Morey Family Occupations

What did your Morey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Morey. 17% of Morey men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Morey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morey were Carpenter joiner and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Morey Historical Records

What Morey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 95,000 census records available for the last name Morey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morey 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 Morey. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Morey. For the veterans among your Morey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morey Life Expectancy

What is the average Morey lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Morey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Morey in 1946 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morey 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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