Turan Family History

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Turan Name Meaning

Iranian, Turkish, etc.: ethnic name for someone from Turan, a region of central Asia, said to have been named for Tur, son of Faridun, a legendary king of Persia who ruled around 750 bc.

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

Similar surnames: Turay, Turano, Turman, Thran, Turco, Turek, Turk, Duray, Murai, Buren

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Turan Family Origin

Where is the Turan family from?

Turan Family Occupations

What did your Turan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Fisherman and Merchant Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Turan. A less common occupation for the Turan family was Piano Maker. The most common Turan occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 33% of Turan's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

  • Merchant Tailor

  • Piano Maker


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

Turan Historical Records

What Turan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Turan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turan 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 Turan

Passenger List

There are 598 immigration records available for the last name Turan. 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 458 military records available for the last name Turan. For the veterans among your Turan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Turan Life Expectancy

What is the average Turan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Turan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Turan in 1963 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Turan 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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