Murren Family History

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Murren Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Murrin.

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


Similar surnames: Curren, Murrey, Murrin, Merren, Marren, Murden, Murrow, Mullen

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Murren Family Origin

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Murren Family Occupations

What did your Murren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Murren. 27% of Murren men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Murren women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Murren were Carpenter and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • Inspector
    29%
  • Machine Operator
    29%

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

Murren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Murren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murren 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 667 immigration records available for the last name Murren. 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 663 military records available for the last name Murren. For the veterans among your Murren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murren Life Expectancy

What is the average Murren lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Murren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Murren in 1952 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murren 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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