Muniz Family History

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Muniz Name Meaning

Galician, Asturian-Leonese, and Spanish (Muñiz): patronymic from the old personal name Muño (see Munoz). Portuguese: variant of Moniz.

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

Similar surnames: Munoz, Moniz, Muno, Munir, Munz, Muns, Nunez, Muni, Bunin, Montz

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Muniz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Muniz name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Muniz Family Origin

Where is the Muniz family from?

Muniz Family Occupations

What did your Muniz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Muniz family was At Home. The most common Muniz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 61% of Muniz's were Laborers. Laborer, Farm Laborer and Stock Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muniz.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Stock Raiser

  • At Home


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

Muniz Historical Records

What Muniz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Muniz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muniz 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Muniz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Muniz. For the veterans among your Muniz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muniz Life Expectancy

What is the average Muniz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Muniz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Muniz in 1945 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muniz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muniz 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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