Shurr Family History

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Shurr Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shur.

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

Similar surnames: Shure, Shur, Shorr, Schur, Shuck, Sherer, Starr, Shirer, Sher, Sturm

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Shurr Family Origin

Where is the Shurr family from?

Shurr Family Occupations

What did your Shurr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shurr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Shurr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shurr family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shurr.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Shurr Historical Records

What Shurr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shurr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shurr 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 174 immigration records available for the last name Shurr. 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 504 military records available for the last name Shurr. For the veterans among your Shurr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shurr Life Expectancy

What is the average Shurr lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Shurr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shurr in 1951 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shurr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shurr 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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