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Oury Name Meaning

French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Odalric composed of the elements odal ‘inherited property fortune’ and ric ‘power’ hence a cognate of German Ulrich . Compare Loury . English (Norfolk): variant of Urey .

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


Similar surnames: Ury, Bury, Kury, Dury, Eury, Ory, Noury, Coury, Buri, Jury

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Where is the Oury family from?

You can see how Oury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oury family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Oury families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 18 Oury families living in London. This was about 78% of all the recorded Oury's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Oury families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oury ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Oury. 72% of Oury women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Dressmaker
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Oury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oury 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 317 immigration records available for the last name Oury. 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 940 military records available for the last name Oury. For the veterans among your Oury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oury lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Oury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Oury in 1952 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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