Murgia Family History

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Murgia Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from murgia ‘rock’. Italian (Sardinian): nickname from Sardinian murgia ‘brine’ or murcia ‘marc (of olives)’, ‘dregs’ (compare Morga). Basque: habitational name from either of the two towns called Murgia, in Araba and Gipuzkoa provinces, Basque Country.

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

Similar surnames: Murguia, Murga, Morga, Mura, Murra, Mungia, Murgo, Guardia, Murcia

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Murgia Family Origin

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Murgia Family Occupations

What did your Murgia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Murgia. 32% of Murgia men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Lemon Picker
  • New Worker
  • Watchman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper

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

Murgia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 785 census records available for the last name Murgia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murgia 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 813 immigration records available for the last name Murgia. 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 Card

There are 231 military records available for the last name Murgia. For the veterans among your Murgia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murgia Life Expectancy

What is the average Murgia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Murgia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Murgia in 1963 was 75, and 77 in 2004.

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