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Morel Name Meaning

French, Occitan, Catalan, and English: from the medieval personal name Morel, a diminutive vernacular form of Latin Maurus (see Moore 3), with the hypocoristic suffix -el. Compare Morrell. German: from the personal name and saint’s name Maurelius.

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


Similar surnames: Morell, More, Moren, Borel, Morey, Model, Orel, Mort, Marek, Mores

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Morel Family Origin

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Morel Family Occupations

What did your Morel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Morel family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morel. The most common Morel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Morel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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

Morel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Morel. 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 Morel. For the veterans among your Morel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morel Life Expectancy

What is the average Morel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Morel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Morel in 1945 was 31, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morel 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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