Murdy Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Murdoch.

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


Similar surnames: Mundy, Murty, Murry, Bury, Muri, Murray, Curry, Mcray, Urey, Burry

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Murdy Family Origin

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Murdy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Brickmaker

    6%

In 1881, the most common Murdy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Murdy's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murdy. A less common occupation for the Murdy family was Brickmaker.

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Murdy Historical Records

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Murdy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Murdy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Murdy in 1955 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murdy

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