Miura Family History

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Miura Name Meaning

Japanese (mostly northeastern): ‘three bays’, although the original meaning was probably ‘august bay’. One prominent family, descended from the Taira clan, settled in a place called Miura, in Sagami (now Kanagawa prefecture), taking the name of the place as the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Mura, Lira, Mira, Misra, Miera, Mita, Musa, Murai, Okura, Miya

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Miura Family Origin

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Miura Family Occupations

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Miura Historical Records

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Census Record

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Miura Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Miura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Miura in 1957 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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