Jury is a family name with a history dating back to the middle ages in Europe. First historical evidence of the surname dates to the county of Kent in 1306. This was a regular occupational term during the Middle Ages in Southern England, but now the name is fairly widespread around the UK.
Jury is currently at number 1943 of the UK's most common last names. There are approximately 49935 with the surname Jury living in Great Britain. The county of Wiltshire in the UK holds the greatest density of people with the surname Jury. It is written that an early eighteenth century Jury could out drink a Donkey. Members of the Jury family participated in the First and Second World War.