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Moron Name Meaning

Spanish (Morón): habitational name from Morón de Almazán in Soria province or Morón de la Frontera in Seville. The former, and possibly the latter also, is probably named from Arabic maurûr ‘hidden’, from the past participle of wárrà ‘to hide or bury’. Spanish (Morón): in some cases, from a derivative of moro ‘Moor’. French: possibly from the old personal name Maurone. French: possibly in some cases a nickname from Old French moron ‘dreamer’.

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


Similar surnames: Morin, Maron, Moros, Moon, Moren, Moran, Miron, Morton, Moxon, Doron

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Where is the Moron family from?

You can see how Moron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Moron families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Moron's in USA. New York had the highest population of Moron families in 1840.
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What did your Moron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moron. 24% of Moron men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Moron women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moron were Salesman and Housekeeping. .

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeping
    8%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Moron. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Moron. For the veterans among your Moron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moron lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Moron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Moron in 1960 was 69, and 86 in 2004.

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