Murer Family History

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Murer Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish (Mürer): occupational name from Mur ‘brick wall’, originally German.

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


Similar surnames: Maurer, Furer, Murner, Muri, Miler, Zuber, Kuder, Mauler, Fuhrer

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Murer Family Origin

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Murer Family Occupations

What did your Murer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Murer family was Housekeeper. The most common Murer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Murer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Housekeeper

    11%

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

Murer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Murer Life Expectancy

What is the average Murer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Murer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Murer in 1962 was 74, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murer 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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