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Morphew Name Meaning

descriptive nickname from Middle English morphew ‘blemish’, ‘birthmark’, from Italian morfea. According to Reaney, an Anglo-Norman French nickname from Old French malfé, malfeü, from Latin malefatus, malefatutus ‘ill-fated’, a derogatory term for a Saracen or the devil.

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


Similar surnames: Corlew, Morley, Morren, Morice, Morel, Mayhew, Morey, Nephew, Rhew

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Morphew Family Origin

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Morphew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Morphew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Morphew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Morphew family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morphew.

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Morphew Historical Records

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Morphew Life Expectancy

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