Morison Family History

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Morison Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from Morris.

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


Similar surnames: Morrison, Morson, Moris, Howison, Rolison, Robison, Markson, Corson

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Morison Family Origin

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Morison Family Occupations

What did your Morison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Morison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Morison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Morison family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morison.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Morison Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Morison Life Expectancy

What is the average Morison lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Morison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Morison in 1940 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morison 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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