First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gur

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  1. A group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in southeastern Mali and northern Ghana

Notable Persons Named Gur

Gur Shelef is an athlete for the Hapoel Gvat/Yagur B.C., Ironi Ramat Gan, Hapoel Galil Elyon, Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C., and Antwerp Giants. He was most prominent from 1992 to 2007. Gur was born on January 10th, 1974.


Gür Ege Gürel is a sports team member for the Beylerbeyi S.K.


Gur Iqbal Singh is an athlete for the FC Punjab Police.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gur

She has been prominent since 1960. Aliza was given the name Alizia Gross on April 1st, 1944 in Ramat Gan, Mandatory Palestine. Aliza is also known as Aliza Gross, Alizia Gur, and Alizia Gross.


Mordechai Gur is a military person. His military service ended in 1978.


Sergei was born on June 6th, 1978 in Minsk.


Remzi Gür is a businessman. Remzi was born in 1949 in Kastamonu.


Olcay Gür is a soccer player for the Free agent, USV Eschen/Mauren, FC Schaan, FC Chur 97, Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor, Liechtenstein national under-21 football team, and Liechtenstein national football team. Olcay was born on March 27th, 1991 in Arsin, Turkey.


Efraim was born on September 1st, 1955 in Kulashi.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gur U.S.
  White 85.78% 64.26%
  African American 3.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gur

People with the last name Gur are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gur

  • How Popular is the name Gur? As a last name Gur was the 85,659th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gur first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gur is Sunday, March 11th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Gur? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gur. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gur: Your name in reverse order is Rug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gru. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gur? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 218 people with the last name Gur.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gur? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gur as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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