Gura Family History

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Gura Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): variant of Gora. Ukrainian and Belorussian: from a pet form of Gury, a variant of Hury (see George). Albanian: from gur(i) ‘stone’, either a topographic name or a nickname for a tough character, or from a place called Gura, named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Gurka, Gora, Dura, Mura, Gera, Gula, Jura, Guba, Cura, Gara

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Gura Family Origin

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Gura Family Occupations

What did your Gura ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gura. The most common Gura occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gura's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gura ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gura 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 Gura. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gura. For the veterans among your Gura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gura Life Expectancy

What is the average Gura lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gura in 1957 was 42, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gura 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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