Murguia Family History

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Murguia Name Meaning

Spanish (of Basque origin): Castilianized form of Basque Murgia, habitational name from either of two places called Murgia, in Araba and Gipuzkoa provinces.

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

Similar surnames: Murgia, Munguia, Eguia, Marquina, Urrutia, Muzquiz, Morua, Murga

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Murguia Family Origin

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Murguia Family Occupations

What did your Murguia ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Murguia occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Murguia's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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Murguia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Murguia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murguia 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Murguia. 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 239 military records available for the last name Murguia. For the veterans among your Murguia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murguia Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Murguia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Murguia in 1958 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murguia 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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