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Jura Family History

Jura Name Meaning

Romanian: from the personal name Jura which is a variant of Slavic origin (compare 2 below) of Romanian Gheorghe ‘George’. Polish Czech (Moravian) Slovak and Croatian: from the personal name Jura which as a variant of Polish Jerzy a Moravian equivalent of Latin Georgius and a short form of Slovak and Croatian Juraj corresponds to George .

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


Similar surnames: Juras, Juran, Dura, Mura, Kula, Jirak, Gura, Kara, Turk, Buza

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Where is the Jura family from?

You can see how Jura families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jura family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Jura families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Jura families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Jura's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Jura families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jura surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Wrapper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jura. 40% of Jura men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Jura women worked as a Wrapper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jura were Farm Laborer and Seamstress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Coal Loader
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Wrapper
    28%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Seamstress
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jura census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 808 immigration records available for the last name Jura. 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 Cards

There are 393 military records available for the last name Jura. For the veterans among your Jura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jura lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Jura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Jura in 1953 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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