Mireles History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mireles family

The surname Mireles was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.

Early History of the Mireles family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mireles research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1560 and 1609 are included under the topic Early Mireles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mireles Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lemire, Lemière, Lemierre, Mire, Miret, Mirey, Mireur, Mireux and many more.

Early Notables of the Mireles family (pre 1700)

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Mireles Ranking

In the United States, the name Mireles is the 3,057th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Mireles family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Lemire, the son of Mathurin Lemire and Jeanne Bouvier, originally from Rouen in Normandy, who was born in 1626. He settled in Canada and in 1653 he married Louise Marsolet, the daughter of Nicolas Marsolais and Marie la Barbide, also from Rouen. He was a carpenter, who took part in the construction of the Cathedral of Quebec in 1684. He is credited with the construction of the bell in the south tower of the Cathedral, which was constructed of the wood of Batiscan oak, under the direction of Claude Baillif. This illustrious Canadian died in Quebec in 1685. Louis LeMire settled in Louisiana in 1719.


Contemporary Notables of the name Mireles (post 1700) +

  • Edmundo "Ed" Mireles Jr (b. 1953), American former special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), known for his part in the 1986 FBI Miami shootout; he was the FBI Medal of Valor, and elected the Police Officer of the Year for his heroic deeds
  • Ken Mireles, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State House of Representatives 117th District, 2012 [2]
  • Christopher Mireles Suazo (b. 1992), Mexican BMX rider at the 2015 UCI BMX World Championships
  • Carlos Mireles Morales (b. 1937), Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party
  • Alberto Miguel Martínez Mireles (b. 1950), Mexican politician affiliated with the National Action Party
  • José Manuel Mireles Valverde (b. 1958), Mexican medical physician, former leader and founder of the paramilitary self-defense groups that fought against the Knights Templar Cartel and other cartels


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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