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Morena Name Meaning

Spanish: shortened form of De la Morena which either refers to the Sierra Morena or is a metronymic from the feminine form of a nickname from moreno ‘brown’. Compare Moreno . Italian (southern): from the feminine form of Moreno .

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


Similar surnames: Moreno, Morera, Morea, Mozena, Corea, Mona, Moron, Arena, Corona

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Where is the Morena family from?

You can see how Morena families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morena family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Morena families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Morena families living in Hampshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Morena's in United Kingdom. Hampshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Morena families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morena surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Morena. 39% of Morena men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Morena women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morena were New Worker and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Housewife
    30%
  • Maid
    18%
  • Seamstress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Morena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morena 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Morena. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 471 military records available for the last name Morena. For the veterans among your Morena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morena lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Morena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Morena in 1965 was 68, and 68 in 2004.

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