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Juris Name Meaning

Latvian, Czech, Slovak (Juris?), Sorbian, and Eastern German: derivative of the personal name Juris (Latvian) or Jura (Slavic), from Greek Georgios (see George).

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

Similar surnames: Juras, Duris, Jurik, Jurs, Kulis, Jurich, Juers, Jirik, Caris, Jaros

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Where is the Juris family from?

You can see how Juris families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Juris family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Juris families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Juris families living in Kentucky. This was about 38% of all the recorded Juris's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Juris families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Juris surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Juris ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Juris. 19% of Juris men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Juris women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Juris were Salesman and Packing Candy.

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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 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Packer
  • Seamstress
  • Packing Candy
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Juris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Juris 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 490 immigration records available for the last name Juris. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Juris. For the veterans among your Juris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Juris lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Juris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Juris in 1960 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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