Mira Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: probably a habitational name from any of the places in Galicia and Portugal named Mira. Catalan: of uncertain origin; possibly from the Arabic personal name Amira, or a derivative of Mir. Italian: apparently from the personal name Mira, feminine form of Miro, from Late Latin Mirus and Mira, respectively, from Latin mirus ‘wonderful’, ‘marvellous’. Czech and Polish: from a pet form of any of various personal names formed with the element mir ‘peace’, ‘quiet’, ‘esteem’ (see Mir).

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


Similar surnames: Mora, Mir, Mura, Mara, Mina, Cira, Mita, Lira, Mika, Mori

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Mira Family Origin

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Mira Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    25%
  • Cigar Manufr.

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Retail Grocer

    25%

In 1880, baker, Cigar Manufr. and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mira. The most common Mira occupation in the USA was Baker. 25% of Mira's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Mira family was Retail Grocer.

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Mira Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Mira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mira in 1964 was 83, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mira

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