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Moura Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from Moura in Beja, Portugal, or from any of the like named places in Galicia. Southern French: dialect variant of More 3.

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


Similar surnames: Mura, Mora, Maura, Morra, Mula, Moran, Couri, Mory, Bouras, Borra

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Moura Family Origin

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Moura Family Occupations

What did your Moura ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Boatman and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Moura. The most common Moura occupation in the USA was Boatman. 50% of Moura's were Boatmans.

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  • Boatman

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

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

Moura Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Moura Life Expectancy

What is the average Moura lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Moura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Moura in 1947 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moura

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moura 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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