Murra Family History

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Murra Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Scottish Murray. Italian (Sicily): topographic name from Sicilian murra ‘large rock’, ‘mass of rocks’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Mura, Murray, Murrah, Mirra, Marra, Mula, Dura, Morra, Murga, Muro

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Murra Family Origin

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Murra Family Occupations

What did your Murra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Murra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Murra's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Murra family was Hotel & Livery. Farmer, Cook and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murra.

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  • Farmer

  • Cook

  • Farm Laborer

  • Hotel & Livery


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

Murra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Murra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murra 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 578 immigration records available for the last name Murra. 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 387 military records available for the last name Murra. For the veterans among your Murra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murra Life Expectancy

What is the average Murra lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Murra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Murra in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murra 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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