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Miera Family History

Miera Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Miera, a place in Santander province.

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


Similar surnames: Mier, Riera, Mierau, Mieras, Morera, Madera, Miura, Mera, Mira, Pera

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Where is the Miera family from?

You can see how Miera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Miera family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Miera families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Miera family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Miera's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Miera families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Miera surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Miera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Miera. 54% of Miera men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Miera women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Miera were Salesman and Housework.

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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

  • Laborer
    54%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Herder
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Beet Laborer
    30%
  • Housework
    20%
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What Miera family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Miera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miera 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 226 immigration records available for the last name Miera. 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 572 military records available for the last name Miera. For the veterans among your Miera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Miera lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Miera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Miera in 1953 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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