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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
  • Catharine P. Muro, who arrived in New York city in 1822
  • Bernardo Muro, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1830
  • R Muro, aged 26, landed in New Orleans, La in 1830
  • 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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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