Morvan Family History

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Morvan Name Meaning

regional name for someone from Morvan in Burgundy. from the old Breton personal name Morvan.

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

Similar surnames: Morvant, Morvay, Morgan, Moran, Moisan, Morken, Horvat, Moron, Organ

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Morvan Family Origin

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Morvan Family Occupations

What did your Morvan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Mchin Maker Employg and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morvan. The most common Morvan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Morvan's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Morvan family was Paper Hanger & Painter.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Mchin Maker Employg

  • Painter

  • Paper Hanger & Painter


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

Morvan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Morvan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morvan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Morvan. 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 277 military records available for the last name Morvan. For the veterans among your Morvan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morvan Life Expectancy

What is the average Morvan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Morvan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Morvan in 1963 was 72, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morvan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morvan 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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