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Lurvey Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Löwe ‘lion’ (see Lowe ).

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

Similar surnames: Turley, Lutey, Gurley, Hulvey, Harvey, Burley, Levey, Purkey, Burkey

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Where is the Lurvey family from?

You can see how Lurvey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lurvey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lurvey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 29 Lurvey families living in London. This was about 24% of all the recorded Lurvey's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Lurvey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lurvey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lurvey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Lurvey. 100% of Lurvey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lurvey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lurvey 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Lurvey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 987 military records available for the last name Lurvey. For the veterans among your Lurvey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lurvey lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lurvey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lurvey in 1961 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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