47,561 Mora members around the world
Stay informed about Mora Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
Mora Family HistoryRecorded in several spellings including Mora, Morales, Mourier and Morais, this is a Spanish and Portuguese surname, of ancient Roman (Latin) origins. It derives from the word 'mora' meaning 'the blackberry', and was originally occupational for a person who farmed these fruits in ancient times. The name is also habitational and may well derive in many instances from living at one of the many places on the Iberian Peninsula called 'Mora'. Habitational surnames were given to people after they left their original homesteads and moved to a new place.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous Mora (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the Mora tribe
- Find your Mora ancestor
- Tell us about your Mora Family
- Tell us about your Mora ancestors
- Ask a question about the Mora history
- Leave a message for Mora family members
Invite more Mora family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Mora tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Show off the Mora Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from