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Rury Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Rorie. I DELED DENSE 2 BECAUSE OF EG'S NOTE. This ANN from former sense 2. Not in HB, HN, BR, SFN. ExG to pwh: not German, not in Ger. tel. dir.***

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


Similar surnames: Ury, Bury, Rudy, Jury, Dury, Fury, Eury, Drury, Kury, Oury

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Where is the Rury family from?

You can see how Rury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rury family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rury families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Rury families living in New York. This was about 71% of all the recorded Rury's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Rury families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teaching were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rury. 40% of Rury men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    40%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Operator
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teaching
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rury 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Rury. 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 478 military records available for the last name Rury. For the veterans among your Rury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rury lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rury in 1955 was 48, and 66 in 2004.

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