Zur Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew tsur ‘rock’. In some cases it may also be a translation of some Ashkenazic surname with similar meaning (e.g. Fels or Stein).

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


Similar surnames: Tur, Zar, Uhr, Kaur, Sui, Bar, Lu, Ber, Zug, Bur

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Zur Family Origin

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Zur Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zur. 11% of Zur men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Zur women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zur were Assistant Janitor and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerking
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Assistant Janitor
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Beauty Operator
    10%

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

Zur Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 172,000 military records available for the last name Zur. For the veterans among your Zur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zur Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Zur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Zur in 1963 was 64, and 61 in 2003.

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