Urso Family History

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Urso Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Sicily): from the Latin personal name Ursus meaning ‘bear’. Compare Orso.

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

Similar surnames: Orso, Caso, Boso, Ursin, D'urso, Arno, Urgo, Raso, Orio, Rio

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Urso Family Origin

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Urso Family Occupations

What did your Urso ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Urso occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Urso's were Laborers. Laborer, Miner and Piano Tuner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Urso. A less common occupation for the Urso family was Professor Of Music.

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  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Piano Tuner

  • Professor Of Music


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

Urso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Urso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urso 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Urso. 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 Urso. For the veterans among your Urso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Urso Life Expectancy

What is the average Urso lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Urso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Urso in 1945 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Urso

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Urso 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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