Muro Family History

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Muro Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Muro, from muro ‘wall’. Southern Italian: habitational name from a place named Muro. Southern Italian (Murò): nickname from medieval Greek mouros ‘stupid’, ‘foolish’ (classical Greek moros).

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


Similar surnames: Mura, Muto, Mauro, Murgo, Mero, Puro, Maro, Turo, Mars, Moro

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Muro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Muro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Muro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    20%

  • England & Wales

    15%

  • Italy

    15%

  • Spain

    14%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    8%

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Muro Family Origin

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Muro Family Occupations

What did your Muro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Muro occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 50% of Muro's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Muro family was Schoe Maker. Cigar Maker and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Muro.

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  • Cigar Maker

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Schoe Maker

    25%

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

Muro Historical Records

What Muro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Muro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muro 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Muro. 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 Muro. For the veterans among your Muro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muro Life Expectancy

What is the average Muro lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Muro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Muro in 1952 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muro 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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