Murra Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Scottish Murray. Italian (Sicily): topographic name from Sicilian murra ‘large rock’, ‘mass of rocks’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Mura, Murray, Murrah, Mirra, Marra, Mula, Dura, Morra, Murga, Muro

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Murra Family Origin

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Murra Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Cook

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Hotel & Livery

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Murra family was Hotel & Livery. The most common Murra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Murra's were Farmers. Farmer, Cook and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murra.

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Murra Historical Records

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Murra Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Murra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Murra in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murra

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