Mir Name Meaning

Muslim (common in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India): from a title of Persian origin, a short form of Arabic Amir ‘prince’, ‘commander’. Polish: from a short form of any of various Old Polish personal names containing the element mir ‘peace’, ‘quiet’, ‘esteem’, for example Miroslaw or Jaromir. Catalan: patronymic from Mir, a medieval personal name of Germanic origin (see Miro). French: variant of Mire 1.

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


Similar surnames: Mira, Amir, Mar, Miro, Mis, Main, Ris, Mak, Bar, Lier

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Mir Family Origin

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Mir Family Occupations

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  • Dealer In Jewelry

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Physician

    20%
  • Porter In Store

    20%

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In 1880, Dealer In Jewelry, Laborer and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mir. A less common occupation for the Mir family was Porter In Store. The most common Mir occupation in the USA was Dealer In Jewelry. 20% of Mir's were Dealer In Jewelrys.

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Mir Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Mir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Mir in 1959 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mir

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