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Miura Family History

Miura Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 三浦 ‘three bays’ although the original meaning may have been ‘august bay’. One prominent family descended from the Taira clan settled in a place called Miura in Sagami (now Kanagawa prefecture) taking the name of the place as the surname. Mostly found in northeastern Japan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mura, Lira, Mira, Misra, Miera, Mita, Musa, Murai, Okura, Miya

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Where is the Miura family from?

You can see how Miura families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Miura family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Miura families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 9 Miura families living in Dumfries-shire. This was about 75% of all the recorded Miura's in Scotland. Dumfries-shire had the highest population of Miura families in 1841.
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What did your Miura ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Art Dealer was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Miura. 100% of Miura men worked as an Art Dealer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Art Dealer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Miura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miura census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Miura. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 748 military records available for the last name Miura. For the veterans among your Miura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Miura lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Miura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Miura in 1957 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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