Murphree Family History

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Murphree Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Murphy.

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


Similar surnames: Murphrey, Murphey, Morphy, Mcgehee, Murrey, Murren, Mullee, Murri

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Murphree Family Origin

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Murphree Family Occupations

What did your Murphree ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Murphree family was Keeping House. The most common Murphree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Murphree's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murphree.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Murphree Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Murphree Life Expectancy

What is the average Murphree lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Murphree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Murphree in 1943 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murphree

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murphree 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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