Murra Family History

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Murra Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Scottish Murray. Italian (Sicily): topographic name from Sicilian murra ‘large rock’, ‘mass of rocks’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Mura, Murray, Murrah, Mirra, Marra, Mula, Dura, Morra, Murga, Muro

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Murra Family Origin

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Murra Family Occupations

What did your Murra ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurseintraining were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Murra. 40% of Murra men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Murra women worked as a Nurseintraining. Some less common occupations for Americans named Murra were Teacher and Wire

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Farming
    20%
  • Miner
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurseintraining
    50%
  • Wire
    50%

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

Murra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Murra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murra 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 578 immigration records available for the last name Murra. 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 387 military records available for the last name Murra. For the veterans among your Murra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murra Life Expectancy

What is the average Murra lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Murra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Murra in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murra 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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