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Turin Name Meaning

French and northern Italian: habitational name from the city of Turin in Italy (Italian name Torino). French: from a reduced form of the personal name Art(h)urin, a pet form of the personal name Arthur. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a village called Tury or Turin, now in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Turi, Turpin, Gurin, Torino, Rubin, Turk, Murin, Tarin, Hulin, Tur

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Where is the Turin family from?

You can see how Turin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Turin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Turin families living in Mississippi. This was about 42% of all the recorded Turin's in USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Turin families in 1880.
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What did your Turin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Turin. 18% of Turin men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Turin women worked as a Bookkeeper. .

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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
    18%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Turin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turin 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 972 immigration records available for the last name Turin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Turin. For the veterans among your Turin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Turin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Turin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Turin in 1963 was 79, and 81 in 2003.

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