The surname Morais was first found in Ile-de-France, where the family has held a
since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morais research.Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1607, 1632, 1630, 1602, 1667, 1682 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Morais History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Moret, Morez, Moré, Morais, Morey, Moraie, Moraies, Mauret, Maurez, Maurais, Maurey, Mauraie, Mauraies, Morret, Maurret, Morrez, Morré, Morrais, Maurrais, Morrey, Maurrey, Morraie, Maurraie, Morraies, Maurraies, Mouré, Mouret, Mourez, Mourière, de Moret and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Moret, aged 45; who settled in America with his wife and three daughters in 1709; Jean Diedier and Mathieu Moret both settled in Philadelphia in 1751.