Moir Surname History
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- Moir family history
- Moir country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Moir last name meaning & etymology
- Moir spelling & pronunciation
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Moir Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Moir is often complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Moir may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Moir Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Moir come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Moir originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Moir Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Moir surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Moir were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Moir. Surnames like Moir transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over the years.
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Moir Family Tree
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- John Moir 1870 - ?
- Margaret Moir Forbes
- May Moir
- Mary Moir Bouldin
- Baron Robert Munro, 15th of Foulis
- Agnes Moir Burnett
- Elizabeth Baker Moir
- Eliza Moir
- Eliza Moir Rowland
- Gwynneth Mary Moir