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Khoury Family History

Khoury Name Meaning

Arabic (mainly Lebanon Syria and Jordan): from khūrī ‘priest’ in particular a Christian priest. This surname is used among Christians including Assyrians/Chaldeans. Compare Cory Coury Cury Elkhoury Khouri Kory Koury and Kury .

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


Similar surnames: Khouri, Koury, Fakhoury, Kouri, Noury, Horry, Holey, Kury, Howry

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Where is the Khoury family from?

You can see how Khoury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Khoury family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Khoury families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there was 1 Khoury family living in Aberdeenshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Khoury's in Scotland. Aberdeenshire had the highest population of Khoury families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Khoury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Khoury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Khoury. 12% of Khoury men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Khoury women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Khoury were Laborer and Clerk. .

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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

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Proprietor
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Typist
    10%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Khoury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Khoury 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Khoury. 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 872 military records available for the last name Khoury. For the veterans among your Khoury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Khoury lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Khoury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Khoury in 1955 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

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