Murfin Family History

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Murfin Name Meaning

English (chiefly Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and Yorkshire): from an Old English personal name, Merewine, Merefinn, or M?rwynn (see Marvin).

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


Similar surnames: Marvin, Murrin, Murton, Merlin, Duffin, Burgin, Ruffin, Markin, Murin

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Murfin Family Origin

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Murfin Family Occupations

What did your Murfin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Murfin. 12% of Murfin men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Murfin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Murfin were Smallholder and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    12%
  • Colliery Hewer
    7%
  • Dyers Labourer
    5%
  • Smallholder
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%

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

Murfin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Murfin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murfin 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 750 immigration records available for the last name Murfin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 988 military records available for the last name Murfin. For the veterans among your Murfin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murfin Life Expectancy

What is the average Murfin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Murfin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Murfin in 1958 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

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