Jurs Family History

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Jurs Name Meaning

Danish and North German (Jürs): patronymic from a vernacular form of George. Latvian: variant of Juris.

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

Similar surnames: Juers, Juris, Jura, Juras, Duris, Yurk, Mars, Huls, Luks, Muns

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Jurs Family Origin

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Jurs Family Occupations

What did your Jurs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jurs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jurs's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jurs. A less common occupation for the Jurs family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Laborer


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

Jurs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jurs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jurs 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Jurs. 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 521 military records available for the last name Jurs. For the veterans among your Jurs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jurs Life Expectancy

What is the average Jurs lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Jurs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Jurs in 1961 was 76, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jurs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jurs 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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