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Mirante Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a short form of Almirante, an occupational or honorific name (or possibly a nickname for someone with a self-important manner), from Spanish almirante ‘admiral’, which is from Arabic al amir ‘commander’. Portuguese: possibly a habitational name from any of the places so named, from mirante ‘watch tower’, ‘look out’, or from the same word in the sense ‘watch’, ‘vigilance’, ‘sentry duty’.

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

Similar surnames: Grande, Miranda, Morante, Gigante, Durante, Merante, Miracle, Marte

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Where is the Mirante family from?

You can see how Mirante families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mirante family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Mirante families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Mirante family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mirante's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Mirante families in 1880.
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What did your Mirante ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Mirante. 75% of Mirante men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Baker
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Census Records

There are 459 census records available for the last name Mirante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mirante 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 426 immigration records available for the last name Mirante. 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 181 military records available for the last name Mirante. For the veterans among your Mirante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mirante lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mirante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Mirante in 1963 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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