Murfin Family History

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Murfin Name Meaning

English (chiefly Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and Yorkshire): from an Old English personal name, Merewine, Merefinn, or M?rwynn (see Marvin).

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


Similar surnames: Marvin, Murrin, Murton, Merlin, Duffin, Burgin, Ruffin, Markin, Murin

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Murfin Family Origin

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Murfin Family Occupations

What did your Murfin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Murfin family was Booksetter. The most common Murfin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Murfin's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murfin.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Booksetter

    5%

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

Murfin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Murfin Life Expectancy

What is the average Murfin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Murfin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Murfin in 1958 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murfin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murfin 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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