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Mores Family History

Mores Name Meaning

English: variant of Moores. Dutch: from the personal name Maurits (see Morris).

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


Similar surnames: Moris, Mares, Moors, Morss, Moes, Moyes, Moses, More, Morel, Morey

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Where is the Mores family from?

You can see how Mores families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mores family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mores families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Mores families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Mores's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Mores families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mores surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mores ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mores. 30% of Mores men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Mores women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mores were Manager and Teacher.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Mores. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mores 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mores. 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 Mores. For the veterans among your Mores ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mores lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mores life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mores in 1958 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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