Murchison Family History

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Murchison Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form (in which the Gaelic patronymic prefix Mac has been translated into the English patronymic suffix -son), of Gaelic Mac Mhurchaidh, a patronymic from the personal name Murchadh, composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’, hence ‘sea warrior’.

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


Similar surnames: Hutchison, Hutchinson, Cubbison, Murchie, Atchison, Ritchison

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Murchison Family Origin

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Murchison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Works On Farm

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Murchison family was Works On Farm. The most common Murchison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Murchison's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murchison.

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Murchison Historical Records

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Murchison Life Expectancy

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