Mura Family History
Mura Name Meaning
German: altered form of some similar (like-sounding) German or perhaps French surname. It is also common in France (Alsace) where it was first recorded in the form Morrau later Murra(w). Italian (southern Sardinia): topographic name or nickname from Sardinian mura ‘mulberry’ or ‘blackberry’. Catalan: habitational name from Mura in Barcelona. French: rare variant of Mure . Czech: from a pet form of Muric a personal name equivalent to Maurice (see Morris ). Japanese: written 村 ‘village’. It is an ornamental name now rare in Japan. Listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku. Occurrences in America probably originated in the Ryūkyū Islands or may be shortened forms of other names containing this word.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022