Muro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Muro family

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

Early History of the Muro family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Muro research. Another 55 words (4 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.

Muro Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Muro family (pre 1700)

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Muro Ranking

In the United States, the name Muro is the 6,684th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]


United States Muro migration to the United States +

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 [2]
  • Catharine P. Muro, who arrived in New York city in 1822
  • Bernardo Muro, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1830 [2]
  • R Muro, aged 26, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1830 [2]
  • Bernardo Muro, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1830

Contemporary Notables of the name Muro (post 1700) +

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


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)


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