Murthy Family History

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Murthy Name Meaning

Indian (Karnataka): Hindu name from Sanskrit murti ‘manifestation’, ‘image’. As a personal name, this appears to have evolved from the final element of compound names such as Ramamurthy ‘manifestation of Rama’ and Krishnamurthy ‘manifestation of Krishna’. It is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a surname among South Indians in the U.S.

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

Similar surnames: Muth, Murley, Murphy, Merry, Murto, Martha, Marty, Furth, Murray

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Murthy Family Origin

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Murthy Family Occupations

What did your Murthy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Heaver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Murthy. 17% of Murthy men worked as a Coal Heaver and 25% of Murthy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Murthy were Forton Wooll Ker and Head Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Heaver
  • Colliery Retired Ground
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Forton Wooll Ker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook General
  • Engaged On Government Work Clerktypist(engineering)
  • Head Teacher

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

Murthy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Murthy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murthy 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 800 immigration records available for the last name Murthy. 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 200 military records available for the last name Murthy. For the veterans among your Murthy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murthy Life Expectancy

What is the average Murthy lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Murthy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Murthy in 1970 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

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