Murga Family History

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Murga Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Murga in Navarre province. Romanian (Murgã) and Greek (Mourgas): nickname meaning ‘dark-skinned’, from Romanian murg ‘black’. The Greek name was also used to denote a Greek of Aromanian origin. It is sometimes found in combinations such as Mourgagiannis ‘dark-skinned John’ or ‘Aromanian John’.

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


Similar surnames: Morga, Murgia, Murgo, Mula, Mura, Muro, Mega, Minga, Murra, Musa

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Murga Family Origin

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Murga Family Occupations

What did your Murga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Murga. 59% of Murga men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    59%
  • New Worker
    18%
  • Chipper
    12%
  • Jornalero
    12%

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

Murga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Murga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murga 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 Murga. 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 183 military records available for the last name Murga. For the veterans among your Murga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murga Life Expectancy

What is the average Murga lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Murga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Murga in 1952 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murga 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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