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Miranda Family History

Miranda Name Meaning
Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal called Miranda. The derivation of the place name is uncertain; it may be of pre-Roman origin, or from Latin miranda ‘view’, ‘outlook’. AB, DK This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Miranda Families

  • Number of Miranda families
     150 - 298
     51 - 149
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Miranda families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Miranda last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Miranda Family Origin

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Miranda Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Miranda

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Miranda Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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