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Morga Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Morga in Biscay province. Italian: from the Salento dialect word morga ‘marc (of olives)’, ‘dregs’, possibly applied as a derogatory nickname. Polish: from morga, a term denoting a unit of land measuring 5,600 square meters, hence a nickname for a wealthy landowner.

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


Similar surnames: Mora, Murga, Morea, Murgia, Borra, Gorga, Moron, Morra, Mort, Motta

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Morga Family Origin

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Morga Family Occupations

What did your Morga ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Morga family was Farming. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clerk In Furn. Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morga. The most common Morga occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Morga's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Clerk In Furn. Store

    17%
  • Farming

    17%

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Morga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Morga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morga 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 Morga. 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 Morga. For the veterans among your Morga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morga Life Expectancy

What is the average Morga lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Morga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Morga in 1962 was 75, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morga 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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