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Murty Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Murthy. Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Muircheartaigh (see McMurtry).

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


Similar surnames: Murray, Murley, Harty, Murphy, Furey, Carty, Merry, Murdy, Murry

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Where is the Murty family from?

You can see how Murty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Murty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Murty families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Murty families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Murty's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Murty families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Murty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Murty ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Murty. 50% of Murty men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Journalier
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Murty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 714 immigration records available for the last name Murty. 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 Cards

There are 545 military records available for the last name Murty. For the veterans among your Murty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Murty lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Murty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Murty in 1955 was 83, and 91 in 2004.

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