Mira Family History

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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

What did your Mira ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Baker

    25%
  • Cigar Manufr.

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Retail Grocer

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mira ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mira census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mira. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mira. For the veterans among your Mira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mira Life Expectancy

What is the average Mira lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mira ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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