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Moorman Family History

Moorman Name Meaning
English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived and worked on a moor (see Moore 1). In Scotland the term denoted an official responsible for a moor, whose duties included overseeing the branding of the cattle which roamed on the moor.Dutch and North German: variant of Mohrmann.

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

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46,699 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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Name Distribution of Moorman Families

  • Number of Moorman families
     66 - 129
     23 - 65
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moorman families
     65 - 127
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Moorman families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Moorman Family Origin

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Moorman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Moorman

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Moorman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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