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Lurz Name Meaning

nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle High German lurz ‘left-handed’, ‘clumsy’. (lürz) unflattering nickname from Lürze ‘cheat’, ‘swindler’.

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


Similar surnames: Lunz, Turk, Lust, Murr, Gurr, Durr, Lutz, Kurz, Curl, Wurz

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Lurz Family Origin

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Lurz Family Occupations

What did your Lurz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lurz family was Brewer (Jour). The most common Lurz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Lurz's were Laborers. Laborer, Shoe Maker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lurz.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    20%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Brewer (Jour)

    10%

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

Lurz Historical Records

What Lurz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lurz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lurz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lurz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lurz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lurz. For the veterans among your Lurz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lurz Life Expectancy

What is the average Lurz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lurz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lurz in 1956 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lurz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lurz 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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