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Origins of the Ure surname

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About the Ures

We have a total number of 9150 records for people with the last name Ure.

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Where do most Ures live?

In 1921, most Ures lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Ures

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 7,100 records for the Ure surname. The oldest one dates back to 1728.

Who were Ures most likely to marry?

Millers

&

Smiths

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What are the most common Ure first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Margaret
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Ures

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ures in 1921
Dressmaker

49

House Keeper

36

Housekeeper

28

Annuitant

27

F S

23

Common Male occupations for Ures in 1921
Coal Miner

85

Gardener

62

Iron Moulder

52

Weaver

35

Baker

30

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