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Mcmorris Family History

Mcmorris Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Muiris a patronymic from a Gaelicized form of Morris . In some cases this is a Gaelicized form of Fitzmaurice . Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Muirgheasa ‘son of Muirgheas’ a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘sea valor’ or ‘sea choice’. Compare Morrissey .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mcmorran, Morris, Mcmorrow, Corris, Mcmurray, Mcmartin, Corrin

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Where is the Mcmorris family from?

You can see how Mcmorris families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmorris family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmorris families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Mcmorris families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Mcmorris's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mcmorris families in 1840.
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What did your Mcmorris ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcmorris. 22% of Mcmorris men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Mcmorris women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcmorris were Painter and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    14%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcmorris. For the veterans among your Mcmorris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcmorris lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmorris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mcmorris in 1950 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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