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Juras Family History

Juras Surname Meaning

Czech (Moravian; also Juráš Juraš) Slovak (mainly Juráš Juraš) Polish and Croatian: from an old hypocoristic derivative of the personal names Jura (Moravian and Polish) and Juraj (Slovak and Croatian) local equivalents and a Polish byform of Latin Georgius (see George ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Jura, Juran, Juris, Kuras, Duris, Maras, Dura, Jaros, Karas, Buras

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Where is the Juras family from?

You can see how Juras families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Juras family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Juras families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Juras family living in Glamorgan. This was 100% of all the recorded Juras's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Juras families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Juras surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Juras ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Juras. 53% of Juras men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    53%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Juras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Juras 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 851 immigration records available for the last name Juras. 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 Cards

There are 479 military records available for the last name Juras. For the veterans among your Juras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Juras lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Juras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Juras in 1963 was 80, and 93 in 2004.

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