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Find more Murrphy relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 224 more people named Murrphy in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 73 people named Murrphy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 307% more people named Murrphy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 297 people named Murrphy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 88
  • 276 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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As Murrphy families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 29 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • Most mothers originated from Irish Free State