Murtha Family History

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Murtha Name Meaning

Irish (mainly County Meath): variant of Murtagh.

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


Similar surnames: Murty, Motta, Murrin, Muha, Bartha, Muraca, Murphy, Mura, Kurth

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Murtha Family Origin

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Murtha Family Occupations

What did your Murtha ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murtha. The most common Murtha occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Murtha's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Murtha family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Murtha Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Murtha Life Expectancy

What is the average Murtha lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Murtha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Murtha in 1942 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murtha

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murtha 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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