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Murad Family History

Murad Surname Meaning

Arabic: from a personal name based on murād ‘will purpose wish’. It is found among both Muslims and Christians including Assyrians/Chaldeans.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Morad, Mura, Musa, Mourad, Maras, Dura, Kuras, Moran, Mudd, Maura

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Where is the Murad family from?

You can see how Murad families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Murad family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Murad families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Murad families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Murad's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Murad families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Murad surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Murad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Murad. 34% of Murad men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Murad women worked as a Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    34%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Proprietor
    17%
  • Grocery Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Murad family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 878 census records available for the last name Murad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Murad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 531 military records available for the last name Murad. For the veterans among your Murad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Murad lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Murad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Murad in 1953 was 68, and 68 in 2004.

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