Turo Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain derivation. The surname is most frequent in Campania and Apulia, where Ammaturo is also a frequent family name, suggesting that Turo may perhaps be a short form of this name. Alternatively, it may be from a reduced form of the personal name Arturo (see Arthur). Hungarian (Túró): metonymic occupational name from túró ‘curd’.

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


Similar surnames: Turi, Toro, Puro, Turk, Turco, Troy, Buro, Turro, Tufo, Baro

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Turo Family Origin

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Turo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Lock Tender

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turo. A less common occupation for the Turo family was Lock Tender. The most common Turo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Turo's were Farmers.

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Turo Historical Records

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Turo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Turo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Turo in 1964 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turo

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