Morse Name Meaning

Welsh and English: variant of Morris. Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses. Compare Morris.

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


Similar surnames: Corse, Moyse, Forse, Moise, Mose, More, Morss, Gorse, Vorse, Mouse

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Morse Family Origin

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Morse Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Morse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Morse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Morse family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morse.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Morse Historical Records

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Morse Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Morse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Morse in 1941 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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