Mira Family History

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Mira Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: probably a habitational name from any of the places in Galicia and Portugal named Mira. Catalan: of uncertain origin; possibly from the Arabic personal name Amira, or a derivative of Mir. Italian: apparently from the personal name Mira, feminine form of Miro, from Late Latin Mirus and Mira, respectively, from Latin mirus ‘wonderful’, ‘marvellous’. Czech and Polish: from a pet form of any of various personal names formed with the element mir ‘peace’, ‘quiet’, ‘esteem’ (see Mir).

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

Similar surnames: Mora, Mir, Mura, Mara, Mina, Cira, Mita, Lira, Mika, Mori

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Mira Family Origin

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Mira Family Occupations

What did your Mira ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Greaser Mercantile Marine S S Boltonhall 20939 R74309 and Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mira. 34% of Mira men worked as a Greaser Mercantile Marine S S Boltonhall 20939 R74309 and 40% of Mira women worked as a Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mira were Served In 17th Lance Lieutenant and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Greaser Mercantile Marine S S Boltonhall 20939 R74309
  • Medical Officer
  • Served In 17th Lance Lieutenant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mira 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mira. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 404 military records available for the last name Mira. For the veterans among your Mira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mira Life Expectancy

What is the average Mira lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mira in 1964 was 83, and 69 in 2004.

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