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Moran Family History

Moran Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Móráin ‘descendant of Mórán’, a personal name meaning ‘great’, ‘large’; the stress is normally on the first syllable.English: variant of Morant, normally pronounced with the stress on the second syllable.Spanish (Morán): habitational name from places called Morán in Asturies, Galicia (Pontevedra) and Aragon (Zaragoza). DK. GT.

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

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681,379 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
76,367 Military Records
84,749 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Moran Families

  • Number of Moran families
     1,045 - 2,088
     349 - 1,044
     1 - 348
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moran families
     1,121 - 2,239
     374 - 1,120
     1 - 373
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Moran families
     128 - 254
     43 - 127
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Moran Family Origin

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Moran Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Moran

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Moran Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Moran census records

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Moran Civil War Service Records

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