Mcmurtry Family History

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Mcmurtry Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Muircheartaigh ‘son of Muircheartach’, a personal name meaning ‘navigator’, from muir ‘sea’ + ceartach ‘ruler’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcmurphy, Mccurdy, Mcmurray, Mcmurdo, Mcgarry, Mcburney, Mcmurtrey

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Mcmurtry Family Origin

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Mcmurtry Family Occupations

What did your Mcmurtry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcmurtry. The most common Mcmurtry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Mcmurtry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcmurtry family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Mcmurtry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcmurtry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmurtry 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 Mcmurtry. 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 Mcmurtry. For the veterans among your Mcmurtry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcmurtry Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcmurtry lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmurtry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcmurtry in 1943 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcmurtry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcmurtry 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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