Mir Name Meaning

Muslim (common in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India): from a title of Persian origin, a short form of Arabic Amir ‘prince’, ‘commander’. Polish: from a short form of any of various Old Polish personal names containing the element mir ‘peace’, ‘quiet’, ‘esteem’, for example Miroslaw or Jaromir. Catalan: patronymic from Mir, a medieval personal name of Germanic origin (see Miro). French: variant of Mire 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mira, Amir, Mar, Miro, Mis, Main, Ris, Mak, Bar, Lier

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Mir Family Origin

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Mir Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mir.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Mir Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Mir Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Mir in 1959 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

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