Ure Name Meaning

Scottish: from the Older Scots personal name Ure, a variant of Ivor. Norwegian: habitational name from a place in Hordaland, probably named in Old Norse Urðvin, a compound of urð ‘scree’, ‘rock-strewn slope’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Uren, Ore, Eure, Re, Muri, Ury, Vee, Urie, Fure, Urey

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Ure Family Origin

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Ure Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Iron Moulder

    6%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Iron Moulder and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ure. A less common occupation for the Ure family was Farmer. The most common Ure occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Ure's were Coal Miners.

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Ure Historical Records

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Ure Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Ure life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Ure in 1957 was 54, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ure

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