First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mur

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for relax, you know how!

Notable Persons Named Mur

Mur Lafferty is a science fiction and fantasy writer. Mur was born on July 25th, 1973.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mur

Sergio Mur is an actor. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Sergio was given the name Sergio Mur López on May 23rd, 1977 in Madrid.


Mona was born in 1960.



Simon Mur is an athlete for the Spelthorne Sports F.C.


José Mur is a sports team member for the Aragua F.C.


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International Interest for Mur

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Mur as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mur U.S.
  White 42.79% 64.26%
  African American 11.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 39.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mur

People with the last name Mur are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Mur

  • How Popular is the name Mur? As a last name Mur was the 91,625th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Mur first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Mur is Monday, November 13th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Mur? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Mur. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Mur: Your name in reverse order is Rum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Umr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mur? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 201 people with the last name Mur.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mur? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mur as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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