Ours Name Meaning

from ours ‘bear’ (Latin ursus), hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bear (e.g. a large, lumbering person, or an unsociable one), or local name for someone who lived in a house distinguished with the sign of a bear. from the old personal name Ours, not common, derived from Latin Ursus, which was the name of some early saints in Gaul.

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


Similar surnames: Turk, Noury, Mars, Court, Tur, Moors, Ord, Furse, Sours, Oury

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Ours Family Origin

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Ours Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farm Laborer

    16%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ours family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ours. The most common Ours occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Ours's were Farmers.

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Between 1959 and 2004, Ours life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ours in 1959 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ours

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