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Mirian Family History

Mirian Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Milian, Mirman, Marian, Adrian, Marin, Mira, Marien, Mariano, Moran

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Where is the Mirian family from?

You can see how Mirian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mirian family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Mirian families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Mirian families living in Iowa. This was about 75% of all the recorded Mirian's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Mirian families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mirian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mirian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor was the top reported job for people in the US named Mirian. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
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Census Records

There are 169 census records available for the last name Mirian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mirian 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 83 immigration records available for the last name Mirian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 10 military records available for the last name Mirian. For the veterans among your Mirian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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