Last Name MORE


Meaning Local: At the moor, from residence thereby (from 'mor,' a heath).
'Mor,' great, chief, tall, mighty, proud. 'Moar,' a collector of manorial rents in the Isle of Man. Moore, from 'moor' - John o' the Moor.
Origin English, Gaelic, Jewish, Indian, Dutch, Irish, Romanian, Austrian, Belgian, South african, Hungarian

Rank 7,395 (2000 US census) 5,396 (1990 US census)
Count 4,156 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 66.77%, or 2775 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 16.89%, or 702 total occurrences, as black,
  • 4.36%, or 181 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.34%, or 14 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 2.02%, or 84 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 9.62%, or 400 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Russian middle names

As with many things that are 'Russian,' neither child nor his parents has much choice in picking the name. It is purely patronymic and generally predefined at the time when the child is born or even rather conceived. The name is derived from the child's father's first...

Scottish surnames

Scottish last names divide themselves into two classes: Highland and Lowland.
In very few instances the names were considered before the eleventh century. They became significantly better known only since the thirteen century.
Just like English and other last n...

Surnames that make great first names

We do not really know what surnames will make great first name. It is just highly subjective. What we can tell you is what last names historically been used as first name. We do not know if they will be great. We just know they have been at some time...

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