Jura Family History

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Jura Name Meaning

Romanian, Polish, and Czech (Moravian): from the Slavic personal name Jura, a vernacular form of Greek Georgios (see George). Croatian: from a short form of the personal name Juraj, a vernacular form of Greek Georgios (see George).

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

Similar surnames: Juras, Juran, Dura, Mura, Kula, Jirak, Gura, Kara, Turk, Buza

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Jura Family Origin

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Jura Family Occupations

What did your Jura ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jura. The most common Jura occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Jura's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Jura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jura 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 808 immigration records available for the last name Jura. 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 393 military records available for the last name Jura. For the veterans among your Jura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jura Life Expectancy

What is the average Jura lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Jura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Jura in 1953 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jura 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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