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Origins of the Morey surname

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About the Moreys

We have a total number of 13390 records for people with the last name Morey.

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Where do most Moreys live?

In 1921, most Moreys lived in South East.


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Interesting facts about Moreys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 10,500 records for the Morey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1821.

Who were Moreys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Moreys.

What are the most common Morey first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Morey family members

Common jobs for Moreys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Moreys in 1921
Dressmaker

96

Laundress

67

General Servant Domestic

33

House Servant

24

Domestic Servant

22

Common Male occupations for Moreys in 1921
Master

119

Bricklayer

83

Carpenter

62

Agricultural Labourer

47

General Labourer

47

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