Gurr Name Meaning

German: derisive nickname for a useless person or a wicked woman, from Middle High German gurre ‘bad mare’

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


Similar surnames: Murr, Garr, Kurr, Gorr, Durr, Burr, Turk, Guss, Gier, Garb

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Gurr Family Origin

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Gurr Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurr. The most common Gurr occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Gurr's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gurr family was Ag Labourer.

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Gurr Historical Records

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Gurr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Gurr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gurr in 1950 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurr

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