Moorhouse Family History

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Moorhouse Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant spelling of Morehouse.

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


Similar surnames: Moorehouse, Morehouse, Milhouse, Woodhouse, Crouse, Milhous

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Moorhouse Family Origin

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Moorhouse Family Occupations

What did your Moorhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moorhouse. The most common Moorhouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Moorhouse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moorhouse family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Moorhouse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Moorhouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Moorhouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moorhouse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Moorhouse

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Moorhouse. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Moorhouse. For the veterans among your Moorhouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moorhouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Moorhouse lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Moorhouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Moorhouse in 1957 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moorhouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moorhouse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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