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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.

Mura Early Origins



The surname Mura was first found in Aragon, in the Jaca mountains of Spain.

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Mura Spelling Variations


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Mura Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Muro, Muriel, Murillo, Mur, Murat, Mura and others.

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Mura Early History


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Mura Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mura research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1617 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Mura History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mura Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mura Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mura Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mura (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mura (post 1700)



  • Albert Mura, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900

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Mura Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Mura Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mura Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 November 2015 at 09:13.

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