Murrow Family History

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Murrow Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Morrow.

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


Similar surnames: Murrey, Darrow, Munro, Murrin, Muldrow, Murray, Burrow, Morrow, Murri

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Murrow Family Origin

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Murrow Family Occupations

What did your Murrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Murrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Murrow's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murrow. A less common occupation for the Murrow family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Murrow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Murrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murrow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Murrow

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Murrow. 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 Murrow. For the veterans among your Murrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Murrow lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Murrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Murrow in 1961 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murrow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murrow 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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