Zurita Family History

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Zurita Name Meaning

nickname from Spanish zurita ‘dove’. habitational name from either of two places, in Uesca and Santander, named Zurita, possibly from Basque zuri ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Zubia, Murgia, Zuniga, Kurta, Sugita, Merida, Cuesta, Farina, Carota

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Zurita Family Origin

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Zurita Family Occupations

What did your Zurita ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zurita. 22% of Zurita men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Zurita women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zurita were Fisherman and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Care Taker
    15%
  • Bricklayer
    8%
  • Fisherman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Entertainer
    17%
  • Housework
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%

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

Zurita Historical Records

What Zurita family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zurita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zurita census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zurita. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 69 military records available for the last name Zurita. For the veterans among your Zurita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zurita Life Expectancy

What is the average Zurita lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Zurita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Zurita in 1954 was 32, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zurita

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zurita ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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