Murdy Family History

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Murdy Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Murdoch.

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


Similar surnames: Mundy, Murty, Murry, Bury, Muri, Murray, Curry, Mcray, Urey, Burry

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Murdy Family Origin

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Murdy Family Occupations

What did your Murdy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Murdy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Murdy's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murdy. A less common occupation for the Murdy family was Express.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Express

    5%

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

Murdy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Murdy Life Expectancy

What is the average Murdy lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Murdy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Murdy in 1955 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murdy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murdy 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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