History of your Surname
Get access to Turi family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Turi Family History

Turi Surname Meaning

Hungarian: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Túr in Hungary. Italian: habitational name from Turi a place in Bari province. Italian: shortened form of Venturi or a patronymic or plural form of the personal names Turo or Tura short forms of Ventura .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Turin, Turo, Suri, Turk, Toro, Peri, Tur, Duris, Muni, Mauri

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Turi family from?

You can see how Turi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Turi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Turi families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Turi's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Turi families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Turi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Turi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Turi. 29% of Turi men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Turi women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turi were Shoemaker and Clerk File. .

View Census Data for Turi | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist
  • Shoemaker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Presser
  • Seamstress
  • Clerk File
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Turi family records will you find?

Census Records

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

Search Canadian census records for Turi

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Turi. 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.

View all Turi immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 831 military records available for the last name Turi. For the veterans among your Turi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Turi military records

You've only scratched the surface of Turi family history

Discover More

What is the average Turi lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Turi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Turi in 1955 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turi

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Turi family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Turi last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial