Miranda Family History

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Miranda Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal called Miranda. The derivation of the place name is uncertain; it may be of pre-Roman origin, or from Latin miranda ‘view’, ‘outlook’. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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

Similar surnames: Aranda, Mirante, Mirando, Mina, Franca, Gironda, Morando, Morand

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Miranda Family Origin

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Miranda Family Occupations

What did your Miranda ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Miranda occupation in the UK was Ship Painter (Builder). 100% of Miranda's were Ship Painter (Builder)s.

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  • Ship Painter (Builder)


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Miranda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 91,000 census records available for the last name Miranda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miranda 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 40,000 immigration records available for the last name Miranda. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Miranda. For the veterans among your Miranda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miranda Life Expectancy

What is the average Miranda lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Miranda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Miranda in 1942 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

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