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Mora Name Meaning
Portuguese, Spanish, and Catalan (Móra): habitational name from any of the places named Mora, in some cases from mora ‘mulberry’ (Late Latin mora, originally the plural of classical Latin morum).Occitan and Catalan (Morà): from Morandus, an old personal name of uncertain derivation and meaning.Italian: topographic name from Old Italian mora ‘pile of stones’.Hungarian (Móra): from a pet form of the personal name Móricz, Hungarian form of Morris.Czech and Polish: from a short form of a personal name, e.g. Czech Mauric, Polish Maurycy, derived from Latin Mauritius (see Morris).Polish: possibly a nickname from mora ‘sickness’, ‘plague’.Czech: possibly a nickname from mora ‘vampire’.

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

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Name Distribution of Mora Families

  • Number of Mora families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mora families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mora families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mora Family Origin

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Mora Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mora

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Mora Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mora Civil War Service Records

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