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Morrill Family History

Morrill Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morrell.

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

Similar surnames: Morrall, Murrill, Orrill, Morell, Mcrill, Morriss, Worrall, Burrill

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Where is the Morrill family from?

You can see how Morrill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morrill family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morrill families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 176 Morrill families living in New Hampshire. This was about 41% of all the recorded Morrill's in the USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Morrill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morrill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Morrill. 13% of Morrill men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Morrill women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morrill were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Morrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morrill 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Morrill. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Morrill. For the veterans among your Morrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morrill lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Morrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Morrill in 1944 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

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