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The surname Muro 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.

Muro Early Origins



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

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Muro Spelling Variations


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Muro Spelling Variations



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

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Muro Early History


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Muro Early History



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

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Muro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Muro Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Muro 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 were:

Muro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jose De Muro, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1821 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Catharine P. Muro, who arrived in New York city in 1822
  • Bernardo Muro, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • R Muro, aged 26, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Bernardo Muro, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1830

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Contemporary Notables of the name Muro (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Muro (post 1700)



  • José Antonio Fernández Muro (b. 1920), Argentine painter

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Muro Family Crest Products


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Citations


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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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The Muro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Muro 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 15 September 2013 at 13:57.

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