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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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Where is the Urso family from?

You can see how Urso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Urso family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Urso families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Urso families living in Louisiana. This was about 37% of all the recorded Urso's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Urso families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Urso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Urso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Urso. 22% of Urso men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Urso women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Urso were Baker and Cigar Maker. .

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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
    22%
  • Barber
    11%
  • Bricklayer
    5%
  • Baker
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    19%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Cigar Maker
    9%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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