Murnane Family History

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Murnane Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin, a reduced and dissimilated form of Ó Manannáin ‘descendant of Manannán’, name borne in Celtic mythology by a sea god associated with the Isle of Man.

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


Similar surnames: Murray, Murrin, Kinnane, Cunnane, Mcenaney, Gurman, Murnan, Urman

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Murnane Family Origin

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Murnane Family Occupations

What did your Murnane 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 Murnane. 7% of Murnane men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Murnane women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Murnane were Asst Nurse and Cleric Fficer accs Branch

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Retired
    7%
  • A R P Decont Animation
    4%
  • Asst Nurse
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Retired
    7%
  • Bank Clerk
    4%
  • Cleric Fficer accs Branch
    4%

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

Murnane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Murnane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murnane 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 Murnane. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Murnane. For the veterans among your Murnane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murnane Life Expectancy

What is the average Murnane lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Murnane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Murnane in 1959 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murnane

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