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Moore Surname Origin

(Origin Scottish and Gaelic) Mor, great, chief, tall, mighty, proud. Moar, a collector of manorial rents in the Isle of Man. Moore, from moor--John o' the Moor.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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