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Morse Family History

Morse Name Meaning
Welsh and English: variant of Morris.Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses. Compare Morris.

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

2,588,358 Historical Documents with Morse on Ancestry.com
438,324 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
59,473 Military Records
26,157 Immigration Records
313,769 Census and Voter Lists
1,750,635 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Morse Families

  • Number of Morse families
     694 - 1,385
     232 - 693
     1 - 231
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Morse families
     198 - 394
     67 - 197
     1 - 66
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Morse families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Morse census records

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Morse Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Morse families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Morse Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Morse families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Morse

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Morse Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Morse census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Morse ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Morse Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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