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Munir Family History

Munir Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic munir ‘bright’, ‘brilliant’, ‘radiant’.

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

Similar surnames: Muniz, Mir, Muni, Munda, Muns, Munoz, Manier, Mungo, Munier, Kunin

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Where is the Munir family from?

You can see how Munir families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Munir family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Munir families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 18 Munir families living in Manitoba. This was about 23% of all the recorded Munir's in Canada. Manitoba and 1 other province had the highest population of Munir families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Munir surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Munir ancestors do for a living?

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

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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 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 459 census records available for the last name Munir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munir 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 517 immigration records available for the last name Munir. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 86 military records available for the last name Munir. For the veterans among your Munir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Munir lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Munir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Munir in 1967 was 71, and 61 in 2003.

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