Mcmurdo Family History

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Mcmurdo Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murchaidh or Mac Murchadha, a patronymic from the personal name Murchadh, composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’. Compare Irish McMurphy.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mccurdy, Mcmurphy, Mcmorrow, Mcmurtry, Mcmurray, Mccord, Mcmunn

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Mcmurdo Family Origin

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Mcmurdo Family Occupations

What did your Mcmurdo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Eng. Officer (Ret.) and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcmurdo. The most common Mcmurdo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mcmurdo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcmurdo family was Fine Tool Maker.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Eng. Officer (Ret.)

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Fine Tool Maker

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcmurdo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcmurdo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcmurdo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmurdo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcmurdo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcmurdo. For the veterans among your Mcmurdo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcmurdo Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcmurdo lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmurdo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mcmurdo in 1961 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcmurdo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcmurdo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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