Lurz Name Meaning

nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle High German lurz ‘left-handed’, ‘clumsy’. (lürz) unflattering nickname from Lürze ‘cheat’, ‘swindler’.

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


Similar surnames: Lunz, Turk, Lust, Murr, Gurr, Durr, Lutz, Kurz, Curl, Wurz

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Lurz Family Origin

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Lurz Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    20%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Brewer (Jour)

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lurz family was Brewer (Jour). Laborer, Shoe Maker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lurz. The most common Lurz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Lurz's were Laborers.

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Lurz Historical Records

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Lurz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Lurz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lurz in 1956 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lurz

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