Moris Name Meaning

English, Welsh, and Scottish: variant of Morris. Dutch and North German: variant of Moritz. French: variant of Maurice. Latvian: nickname for a dark person, from Moris ‘Moor’, ‘Negro’. Compare Moore 2. Lithuanian: possibly a nickname from mory~s ‘lazy person’.

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


Similar surnames: Morris, Molis, Morin, Maris, Moors, Mores, Moring, Morss, Morie

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Moris Family Origin

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Moris Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Ag, Lab

    4%
  • Artificer Corporal R E

    4%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Ag, Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moris. A less common occupation for the Moris family was Artificer Corporal R E. The most common Moris occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Moris's were Coal Miners.

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Between 1964 and 2004, Moris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Moris in 1964 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moris

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