Murnahan Family History

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Murnahan Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirneacháin ‘descendant of Muirneachán’, a byname from muirneach ‘lovable’.

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


Similar surnames: Morahan, Manahan, Monahan, Hanahan, Moynihan, Carnahan, Banahan

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Murnahan Family Origin

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Murnahan Family Occupations

What did your Murnahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Murnahan. The most common Murnahan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Murnahan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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

Murnahan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Murnahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Murnahan lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Murnahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Murnahan in 1964 was 74, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murnahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murnahan 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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