Kuras Family History

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Kuras Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from Polish dialect kurasz, kuras ‘big fat rooster’, a derivative of kur ‘rooster’. Czech (Kuraš): from an altered form of the personal name Kornel, Czech form of Cornelius (see Cornell). Jewish (from Belarus): perhaps a habitational name for someone from the village of Kurashi in Belarus.

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

Similar surnames: Karas, Kubas, Kula, Juras, Maras, Kulas, Buras, Koran, Kotas, Kara

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Kuras Family Origin

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Kuras Family Occupations

What did your Kuras ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuras. 41% of Kuras men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Kuras women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuras were New Worker and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Machine Operator

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

Kuras Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kuras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuras 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Kuras. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kuras. For the veterans among your Kuras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuras Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kuras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kuras in 1957 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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