Myren Family History

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Myren Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from numerous farmsteads all over Norway named Myra, from the definite singular form of myr ‘bog’, ‘swamp’ (Old Norse mýrr).

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

Similar surnames: Uren, Morken, Myran, Maren, Ouren, Mogen, Buren, Nyren, Morden, Moron

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Myren Family Origin

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Myren Family Occupations

What did your Myren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Myren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Myren's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Hand were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Myren. A less common occupation for the Myren family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Laborer


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

Myren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Myren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myren 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Myren. 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 236 military records available for the last name Myren. For the veterans among your Myren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Myren Life Expectancy

What is the average Myren lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Myren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Myren in 1956 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Myren 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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