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Murthy Early Origins



The surname Murthy was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held lands.

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Murthy Spelling Variations


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Murthy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Morth, Murth, Murthe and others.

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Murthy Early History


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Murthy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Murthy research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Murthy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Murthy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Murthy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Murthy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Murthy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Murthy (post 1700)



  • Vice Admiral Vivek Hallegere Murthy (b. 1977), American physician, a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, the 19th Surgeon General of the United States
  • Venkat Murthy, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008

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Murthy Family Crest Products


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Murthy Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Murthy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Murthy Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 4 April 2016 at 07:48.

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