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Morie Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Irish Morey 1. English and French: from the personal name Amaury (see Morey 2).

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


Similar surnames: More, Morice, Morin, Marie, Moris, Murie, Maris, Mori, Borie, Borne

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Where is the Morie family from?

You can see how Morie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morie families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Morie families living in Illinois. This was about 60% of all the recorded Morie's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Morie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Morie. 24% of Morie men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Morie women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morie were Truck Driver and Stenographer.

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farming
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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What Morie family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Morie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morie 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 855 immigration records available for the last name Morie. 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 298 military records available for the last name Morie. For the veterans among your Morie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morie lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Morie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Morie in 1945 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

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