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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Mu"ral
  1. Of or pertaining to a wall; being on, or in, a wall; growing on, or against, a wall; as, a mural quadrant." Muralbreach."Milton." Muralfruit."Evelyn.
  2. Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as, a mural precipice.

Etymology: F., fr. L. muralis, fr. murus wall. See Mure a wall

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A painting that is applied to a wall surface
  2. Of or relating to walls ("mural painting")

From French mural, from Latin muralis, from murus (“wall”).

  1. A large painting, usually drawn on a wall.

mural was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, French, Old French, and Spanish

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mural U.S.
  White 81.58% 64.26%
  African American 4.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mural

People with the last name Mural are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mural

  • How Popular is the name Mural? Mural is the 85,294th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mural was the 145,220th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mural have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Mural in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mural? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mural first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mural is Tuesday, October 11th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Mural born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mural was in 1922 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mural: Your name in reverse order is Larum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aulmr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mural? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 114 people with the last name Mural.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mural? Mural is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.