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Morea Name Meaning

Italian (Apulia): from the personal name Morea originally a habitational name from Morea the medieval name of the Greek region of Peloponnese named as the land of mulberry trees from mōrea ‘mulberry’. Spanish and Catalan: habitational name from any of the places called Morea in Badajoz Navarre and Lleida provinces.

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

Similar surnames: Mora, Morera, Morra, Corea, Morga, Olea, Moree, Motta, Morell, Morua

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Where is the Morea family from?

You can see how Morea families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morea family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morea families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Morea families living in Georgia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Morea's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Morea families in 1840.
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What did your Morea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Morea. 20% of Morea men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Morea women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morea were Proprietor and New Worker. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Dressmaker
  • Housekeeper
  • Folder
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Morea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morea 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Morea. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Morea. For the veterans among your Morea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morea lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Morea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Morea in 1954 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

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