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Origins of the Murta surname

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About the Murtas

We have a total number of 383 records for people with the last name Murta.

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Where do most Murtas live?

In 1921, most Murtas lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Murtas

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We have 123 records for the Murta surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Murtas most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Murta first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Catherine

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Common jobs for Murtas

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

Common Female occupations for Murtas in 1921
Scholar At Home




Hotel Proprietoress


Parlour Maid Domestic


Provision Dealer & Out Door Beer Seller


Common Male occupations for Murtas in 1921


General Farmers


Shoe Maker




Assistant In Shop


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