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Origins of the Murkin surname

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About the Murkins

We have a total number of 2348 records for people with the last name Murkin.

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Where do most Murkins live?

In 1921, most Murkins lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Murkins

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,180 records for the Murkin surname. The oldest one dates back to 1885.

Who were Murkins most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Murkin first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Murkins

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

Common Female occupations for Murkins in 1921


General Servant Domestic


Straw Plaiter


At School


Straw Platter


Common Male occupations for Murkins in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer


General Labourer


Farm Laborer


Carter On Farm


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