Muri Family History

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Muri Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Sunnmøre called Muri, probably originally Mærvin, from Old Norse mærr ‘illustrious’, ‘glorious’ + vin ‘meadow’. Swiss German: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Möri (see Mori 3).

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


Similar surnames: Mori, Mura, Murie, Buri, Kuri, Turi, Suri, Mui, Murri, Mauri

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Muri Family Origin

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Muri Family Occupations

What did your Muri ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Muri. 42% of Muri men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Muri women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Muri were Accountant and Miner

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Fireman
    9%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Accountant
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    50%
  • Driver
    25%
  • Miner
    25%

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

Muri Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Muri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muri 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Muri. 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 962 military records available for the last name Muri. For the veterans among your Muri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muri Life Expectancy

What is the average Muri lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Muri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Muri in 1964 was 80, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muri

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muri ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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