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Ours Name Meaning

from ours ‘bear’ (Latin ursus), hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bear (e.g. a large, lumbering person, or an unsociable one), or local name for someone who lived in a house distinguished with the sign of a bear. from the old personal name Ours, not common, derived from Latin Ursus, which was the name of some early saints in Gaul.

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


Similar surnames: Turk, Noury, Mars, Court, Tur, Moors, Ord, Furse, Sours, Oury

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Ours Family Origin

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Ours Family Occupations

What did your Ours ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ours. 19% of Ours men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Ours women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ours were Truck Driver and File Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • File Clerk
    6%

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

Ours Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ours. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ours 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Ours. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ours. For the veterans among your Ours ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ours Life Expectancy

What is the average Ours lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ours life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ours in 1959 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

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