The surname Mura comes from the Latin "murus," meaning wall, and as a surname, the name was no doubt taken on by someone who lived near such a fortification, or who was named after a place so-named.
, in the Jaca mountains of Spain.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Leonor de Mur, who arrived in New Spain
in 1566; Bernardo Muro, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1830; as well as Catharine P. Muro, who arrived in New York city in 1822..