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Mcmurphy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murchadha, a patronymic from the personal name Murchadh ‘sea warrior’, from muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’. Compare McMorrow, McMurdo.

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


Similar surnames: Murphy, Mcmurdo, Mcmurtry, Mcmurray, Mccurdy, Mccurley, Mccarthy

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Where is the Mcmurphy family from?

You can see how Mcmurphy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmurphy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmurphy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Mcmurphy families living in Manitoba. This was about 58% of all the recorded Mcmurphy's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Mcmurphy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcmurphy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcmurphy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcmurphy. 50% of Mcmurphy men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mcmurphy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmurphy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 445 immigration records available for the last name Mcmurphy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcmurphy. For the veterans among your Mcmurphy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcmurphy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmurphy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mcmurphy in 1945 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

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