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Jury Family History

Jury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Middle English, Old French ju(ie)rie ‘Jewish quarter’, often denoting a non-Jew living in the Jewish quarter of a town, rather than a Jew. Most medieval English cities had their Jewish quarters, at least until King Edward I’s attempted expulsion of the Jews from England in 1290. This did not succeed in expelling the Jews, but it did give a license to persecution and so broke up many of the old Jewish quarters.

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


Similar surnames: Bury, Turk, Dury, Ury, Burry, Juba, Urey, Tur, Noury, July

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Where is the Jury family from?

You can see how Jury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jury family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jury families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 12 Jury families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jury's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Jury families in 1840.
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What did your Jury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jury. 20% of Jury men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Jury women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jury were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Jury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jury 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Jury. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Jury. For the veterans among your Jury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jury lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jury in 1955 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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