Mora Name Meaning

Portuguese, Spanish, and Catalan (Móra): habitational name from any of the places named Mora, in some cases from mora ‘mulberry’ (Late Latin mora, originally the plural of classical Latin morum). Occitan and Catalan (Morà): from Morandus, an old personal name of uncertain derivation and meaning. Italian: topographic name from Old Italian mora ‘pile of stones’. Hungarian (Móra): from a pet form of the personal name Móricz, Hungarian form of Morris. Czech and Polish: from a short form of a personal name, e.g. Czech Mauric, Polish Maurycy, derived from Latin Mauritius (see Morris). Polish: possibly a nickname from mora ‘sickness’, ‘plague’. Czech: possibly a nickname from mora ‘vampire’.

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


Similar surnames: Mira, Mori, Bora, Mura, Mara, Moya, More, Mota, Nora, Mort

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Mora Family Origin

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Mora Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Agriculturist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mora. The most common Mora occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Mora's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Mora family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Agriculturist

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Mora Historical Records

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Mora Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Mora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Mora in 1946 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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