Murch Name Meaning

English (Devon): nickname for a dwarf, Middle English murch(e). French (Lorraine): nickname for a lethargic, feeble man, from a Middle High German loanword, mursch, murz.

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


Similar surnames: March, Mursch, Mutch, Musch, Urch, Masch, Horch, Murr, Ruch, Burch

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Murch Family Origin

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Murch Family Occupations

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  • School

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    22%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Engineer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Murch family was Engineer. The most common Murch occupation in Canada was School. 44% of Murch's were Schools. School, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murch.

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Murch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Murch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Murch in 1947 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murch

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