Furr Name Meaning

English: from Middle English furre ‘coat or garment made of or trimmed with fur’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such garments, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore one.

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


Similar surnames: Farr, Fuhr, Burr, Uhr, Curd, Turk, Farm, Fulp, Curl, Durr

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Furr Family Origin

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Furr Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Furr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Furr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Furr family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furr.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Furr Historical Records

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Furr Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Furr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Furr in 1948 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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