Ury Name Meaning

French (Alsace): regional variant of Oury, a pet form of the German personal name Ulrich. English: variant spelling of Urey. German: variant of Ory. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Ukrainian Jury, from the personal name, Ukrainian form of George. Jewish: from the Biblical personal name Uri.

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

Similar surnames: Ory, Bury, Oury, Ary, Eury, Dury, Fey, Kury, Fry, Pry

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Ury Family Origin

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Ury Family Occupations

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In 1939, Polisher Metal and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ury. 50% of Ury women worked as a Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Polisher Metal

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housekeeper
  • Retired

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

Ury Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Ury Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ury in 1962 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

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