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MORE : This last name is indexed 310,367 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MORE : 1: Scottish and English: variant of Moore.2: French: nickname for a dark-skinned man from Old French more ‘Moor’ (from Latin Maurus; see Moore 2). Compare Moreau and Morel.3: French (Moré): from Old French moré ‘brown black’ also ‘dark colored material (e.g. cloth)’ hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold such fabrics.4: French (Moré): habitational name from a place in Indre-et-Loire called Moré.5: Slovenian: from an old vernacular pet form of the personal name Maver Latin Maurus ‘Moor’ (see Mauro).6: Indian (Maharashtra; pronounced as two syllables): Maratha name probably from Marathi mor ‘peacock’ (Sanskrit mayūra). It is based on the name of a Maratha clan.

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