Gurin Family History

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Gurin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from the village of Gury in Belarus. Russian: patronymic from the personal name Gury (variant of Yuri) or Georgi, derivatives of Greek Georgios (see George).

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

Similar surnames: Gurkin, Turin, Murin, Garin, Duris, Galin, Buren, Guin, Guerin, Zarin

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Gurin Family Origin

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Gurin Family Occupations

What did your Gurin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurin. A less common occupation for the Gurin family was Gardner. The most common Gurin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gurin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Gardner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gurin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gurin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gurin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 944 immigration records available for the last name Gurin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 315 military records available for the last name Gurin. For the veterans among your Gurin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gurin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gurin in 1963 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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