Murrey Family History

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Murrey Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Murray.

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

Similar surnames: Murley, Currey, Furrey, Murren, Murry, Murray, Curry, Morrey, Murri

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Murrey Family Origin

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Murrey Family Occupations

What did your Murrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Murrey family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murrey. The most common Murrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Murrey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Murrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Murrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murrey 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Murrey. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Murrey. For the veterans among your Murrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Murrey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Murrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Murrey in 1952 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murrey 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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