Shur Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schor.

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


Similar surnames: Shure, Sher, Shurr, Shum, Schur, Shor, Shub, Uhr, Shuck, Hur

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Shur Family Origin

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Shur Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shur family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Shur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Shur's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shur.

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Shur Historical Records

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Shur Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Shur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shur in 1956 was 27, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shur

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