Urey Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from an Anglo-Norman French pronunciation of the Old and Middle English personal name Wolrich (see Wooldridge).

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


Similar surnames: Rey, Ury, Ure, Jury, Uren, Prey, Krey, Troy, Fey, Orey

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Urey Family Origin

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Urey Family Occupations

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  • Gen Lab

    33%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    33%
  • Plasterers Laborer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Urey family was Plasterers Laborer. Gen Lab and Lodging House Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Urey. The most common Urey occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 33% of Urey's were Gen Labs.

Source: Census data for Urey | Data not to scale

Urey Historical Records

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Urey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Urey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Urey in 1955 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Urey

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