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

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  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Morey family was Labourer. Carpenter, Farmer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morey. The most common Morey occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 4% of Morey's were Carpenters.

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Morey Historical Records

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Morey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morey

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