Jury Family History

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Jury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Middle English, Old French ju(ie)rie ‘Jewish quarter’, often denoting a non-Jew living in the Jewish quarter of a town, rather than a Jew. Most medieval English cities had their Jewish quarters, at least until King Edward I’s attempted expulsion of the Jews from England in 1290. This did not succeed in expelling the Jews, but it did give a license to persecution and so broke up many of the old Jewish quarters.

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

Similar surnames: Bury, Turk, Dury, Ury, Burry, Juba, Urey, Tur, Noury, July

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Jury Family Origin

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Jury Family Occupations

What did your Jury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jury family was Carpenter. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jury. The most common Jury occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Jury's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter


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Jury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Jury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jury 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Jury. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Jury. For the veterans among your Jury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jury Life Expectancy

What is the average Jury lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jury in 1955 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jury 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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