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Mura Name Meaning

Japanese: ornamental name, now rare in Japan, from mura ‘village’; listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. Occurrences in America probably originated in the Ryukyu Islands, or may be shortened forms of other names containing this word. French: according to Morlet, a topographic name from a dialect variant of mure ‘ruined wall(s)’, from mur ‘wall’, Latin murus, or a habitational name from places called La Mure in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Isère, Rhône, and Puy-de-Dôme. Italian (southern Sardinia): topographic name or nickname from Sardinian mura ‘mulberry’ or ‘blackberry’. Catalan: habitational name from Mura in Barcelona. Czech and Slovak: from Muric, a personal name equivalent to Maurice (see Morris).

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


Similar surnames: Mora, Mula, Mira, Omura, Dura, Muro, Maura, Mars, Moura, Musa

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Mura Family Origin

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Mura Family Occupations

What did your Mura ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mura family was Feather Dealer. Farmer, Keeping House and Car Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mura. The most common Mura occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mura's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Car Builder

    13%
  • Feather Dealer

    13%

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Mura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mura 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 Mura. 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 Mura. For the veterans among your Mura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mura Life Expectancy

What is the average Mura lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mura in 1952 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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