Gurian Family History

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Gurian Name Meaning

German: unexplained. possibly an altered form of Armenian Gurjian, patronymic from an ethnic name for someone from Georgia, to the north of Armenia in the Caucasus mountains.

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

Similar surnames: Gurin, Burian, German, Durian, Gurman, Furlan, Torian, Garin, Kurman

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Gurian Family Origin

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Gurian Family Occupations

What did your Gurian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gurian. 18% of Gurian men worked as a Salesman and 30% of Gurian women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gurian were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Attendant
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gurian Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gurian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurian 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 698 immigration records available for the last name Gurian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 379 military records available for the last name Gurian. For the veterans among your Gurian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurian Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurian lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gurian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gurian in 1962 was 78, and 91 in 2004.

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