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Wuori Family History

Wuori Name Meaning

Finnish: old variant of Vuori an ornamental name from vuori ‘mountain’. In North America it may also be a shortened form of the cognate Wuorinen standard Finnish Vuorinen which has the surname suffix -nen.

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

Similar surnames: Tuomi, Suomi, Mori, Lauri, Cutri, Ori, Zeoli, Couri, Turi, Bodi

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Where is the Wuori family from?

You can see how Wuori families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wuori family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Wuori families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Wuori families living in Ontario. This was about 58% of all the recorded Wuori's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wuori families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wuori surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wuori ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wuori. 35% of Wuori men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Wuori women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wuori were Fireman and Cook. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Nurse
  • New Worker
  • Cook
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What Wuori family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 911 census records available for the last name Wuori. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wuori 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Wuori. 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 211 military records available for the last name Wuori. For the veterans among your Wuori ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wuori lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Wuori life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wuori in 1959 was 43, and 75 in 2003.

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