Morss Family History

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Morss Name Meaning

English: variant of Morris 1.

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


Similar surnames: Mores, Morse, Moris, Moors, Morriss, Mory, Maris, Mires, Moss, Mars

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Morss Family Origin

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Morss Family Occupations

What did your Morss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Morss family was Printer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morss. The most common Morss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Morss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Printer

    5%

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

Morss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Morss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Morss

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Morss. 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 Morss. For the veterans among your Morss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morss Life Expectancy

What is the average Morss lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Morss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Morss in 1956 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morss 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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