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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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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