Jura Family History

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Jura Name Meaning

Romanian, Polish, and Czech (Moravian): from the Slavic personal name Jura, a vernacular form of Greek Georgios (see George). Croatian: from a short form of the personal name Juraj, a vernacular form of Greek Georgios (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Juras, Juran, Dura, Mura, Kula, Jirak, Gura, Kara, Turk, Buza

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Jura Family Origin

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Jura Family Occupations

What did your Jura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Wrapper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jura. 40% of Jura men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Jura women worked as a Wrapper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jura were Farm Laborer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Coal Loader
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Wrapper
    28%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Seamstress
    19%

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

Jura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jura 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 808 immigration records available for the last name Jura. 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 393 military records available for the last name Jura. For the veterans among your Jura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jura Life Expectancy

What is the average Jura lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Jura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Jura in 1953 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jura 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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