Origins of the Murchan surname

About the Murchans

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    In 1921, most Murchans lived in northern-ireland

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    Common jobs for Murchans

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Common female occupations for Murchans in 1921

    Care Taker


    Chamber Maid


    General Servant


    House Servant


    Work At Mill


    Common male occupations for Murchans in 1921



    Builders Labourer


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