Mura Name Meaning

Japanese: ornamental name, now rare in Japan, from mura ‘village’; listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. Occurrences in America probably originated in the Ryukyu Islands, or may be shortened forms of other names containing this word. French: according to Morlet, a topographic name from a dialect variant of mure ‘ruined wall(s)’, from mur ‘wall’, Latin murus, or a habitational name from places called La Mure in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Isère, Rhône, and Puy-de-Dôme. Italian (southern Sardinia): topographic name or nickname from Sardinian mura ‘mulberry’ or ‘blackberry’. Catalan: habitational name from Mura in Barcelona. Czech and Slovak: from Muric, a personal name equivalent to Maurice (see Morris).

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


Similar surnames: Mora, Mula, Mira, Omura, Dura, Muro, Maura, Mars, Moura, Musa

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Mura Family Origin

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Mura Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Drapr Emp 1 Ast 6 Apt 3 Drss Mkrs 3 Aprnts 1 Ernd Boy 2 Serv

    50%

In 1881, the most common Mura occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Mura's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Drapr Emp 1 Ast 6 Apt 3 Drss Mkrs 3 Aprnts 1 Ernd Boy 2 Serv were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mura.

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Between 1952 and 2004, Mura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mura in 1952 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mura

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