Murff Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss German Morff, which may be a contracted form of the personal name Morolf.

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


Similar surnames: Puff, Huff, Buff, Mar, Mura, Muri, Luff, Murie, Rueff, Ruoff

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Murff Family Origin

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Murff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    72%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murff. A less common occupation for the Murff family was Keeping House. The most common Murff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 72% of Murff's were Farmers.

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Murff Historical Records

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Murff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Murff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Murff in 1956 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murff

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