Murr Name Meaning

German (common in Munich): nickname for a morose person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German murren ‘to grumble’.

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


Similar surnames: Gurr, Kurr, Muhr, Durr, Turk, Burr, Garr, Mauer, Darr, Muth

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Murr Family Origin

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Murr Family Occupations

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  • Ag Labourer

    8%
  • Fisherman

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Bonnet Shape Maker

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Murr family was Bonnet Shape Maker. The most common Murr occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 8% of Murr's were Ag Labourers. Ag Labourer, Fisherman and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murr.

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Murr Historical Records

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Murr Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Murr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Murr in 1941 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murr

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