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Morante Family History

Morante Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from a personal name, probably a variant of Morando under French influence.

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


Similar surnames: Morant, Morgante, Mirante, Morando, Morace, Morano, Dorantes, Durante

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Where is the Morante family from?

You can see how Morante families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morante family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morante families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Morante family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Morante's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Morante families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morante surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morante ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Morante. 47% of Morante men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Morante women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morante were Helper and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Janitor
    14%
  • Barber
    14%
  • Helper
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Morante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morante census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 942 immigration records available for the last name Morante. 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 Cards

There are 128 military records available for the last name Morante. For the veterans among your Morante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morante lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Morante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Morante in 1964 was 77, and 87 in 2003.

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