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Wuori Name Meaning

Finnish (Vuori): ornamental name from vuori ‘mountain’. It is found throughout Finland. During the name conversion movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this was one of the words denoting natural features taken by Finns as surnames to replace Swedish surnames, in this case particularly Swedish surnames containing the element berg ‘mountain’. In America, it may also be an abbreviation of Vourinen, a variant with the surname suffix -nen.

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


Similar surnames: Tuomi, Suomi, Mori, Lauri, Cutri, Ori, Zeoli, Couri, Turi, Bodi

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Wuori Family Occupations

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Wuori Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Wuori life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wuori in 1959 was 43, and 75 in 2003.

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