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Moreno Family History

Moreno Name Meaning
Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname for someone with dark hair and a swarthy complexion, from Spanish and Portuguese moreno ‘dark-haired’, a word of uncertain origin, probably from Late Latin maurinus, a derivative of classical Latin Maurus ‘Moor’. Compare Moore 2.

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

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Name Distribution of Moreno Families

  • Number of Moreno families
     233 - 463
     78 - 232
     1 - 77
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moreno families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Moreno families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Moreno Family Origin

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Moreno Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Moreno

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Moreno Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Moreno Civil War Service Records

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