Muriel Family History

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Muriel Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Muriel, in Soria, Gaudalajara, or Valladolid. English (East Anglia): from the female personal name Muriel, of Breton origin. This was common in East Anglia during the Middle Ages, where it was introduced by Breton settlers following the Norman invasion.

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


Similar surnames: Marvel, Turkel, Curiel, Murley, Marie, Martel, Mergel, Murillo, Morel

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Muriel Family Origin

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Muriel Family Occupations

What did your Muriel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Medical Practitioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Muriel. 8% of Muriel men worked as a Medical Practitioner and 43% of Muriel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Muriel were Bank Clerk and House Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Medical Practitioner
    8%
  • Author (pseudonum John Lindsey)
    4%
  • Bank Cashier
    4%
  • Bank Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Private Means
    6%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    3%
  • House Keeper
    3%

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

Muriel Historical Records

What Muriel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Muriel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muriel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Muriel. 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 305 military records available for the last name Muriel. For the veterans among your Muriel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muriel Life Expectancy

What is the average Muriel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Muriel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Muriel in 1962 was 76, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muriel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muriel 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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