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Turo Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain derivation. The surname is most frequent in Campania and Apulia, where Ammaturo is also a frequent family name, suggesting that Turo may perhaps be a short form of this name. Alternatively, it may be from a reduced form of the personal name Arturo (see Arthur). Hungarian (Túró): metonymic occupational name from túró ‘curd’.

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


Similar surnames: Turi, Toro, Puro, Turk, Turco, Troy, Buro, Turro, Tufo, Baro

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Turo Family Origin

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Turo Family Occupations

What did your Turo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Turo family was Lock Tender. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turo. The most common Turo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Turo's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Lock Tender

    17%

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

Turo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Turo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turo 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Turo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Turo. For the veterans among your Turo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Turo Life Expectancy

What is the average Turo lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Turo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Turo in 1964 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Turo 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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