Ursin Family History

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Ursin Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: vernacular form of the humanist name Ursinius, a nickname from Latin ursus ‘bear’. It has been suggested that in some cases this was adopted as an equivalent of Italian Orsini.

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

Similar surnames: Urso, Ursini, Durbin, Unwin, Turbin, Frain, Orkin, Murrin, Rein

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Ursin Family Origin

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Ursin Family Occupations

What did your Ursin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ursin family was K.House. Laborer, Farmer and Fruit Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ursin. The most common Ursin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 71% of Ursin's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Fruit Dealer

  • K.House


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

Ursin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ursin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ursin 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 778 immigration records available for the last name Ursin. 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 406 military records available for the last name Ursin. For the veterans among your Ursin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ursin Life Expectancy

What is the average Ursin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ursin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ursin in 1963 was 82, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ursin 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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