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Moretti Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Moretto .

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


Similar surnames: Monetti, Marotti, Moresi, Minetti, Morelli, Moretto, Peretti

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Where is the Moretti family from?

You can see how Moretti families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moretti family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Moretti families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Moretti families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Moretti's in USA. California had the highest population of Moretti families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moretti surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moretti ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moretti. 19% of Moretti men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Moretti women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moretti were Tailor 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
    19%
  • Proprietor
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%
  • Tailor
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Operator
    9%
  • New Worker
    8%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Moretti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moretti 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Moretti. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Moretti. For the veterans among your Moretti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moretti lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Moretti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moretti in 1941 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

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