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Curfman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Korfmann an occupational name for a basket maker (see Korf ).

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


Similar surnames: Corfman, Burgman, Furman, Burman, Cornman, Kurman, Durman, Coffman

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Where is the Curfman family from?

You can see how Curfman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Curfman family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Curfman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Curfman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 47% of all the recorded Curfman's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Curfman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Curfman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Curfman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Curfman. 29% of Curfman men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Curfman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Curfman were Manager and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    31%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Curfman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curfman 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 128 immigration records available for the last name Curfman. 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 990 military records available for the last name Curfman. For the veterans among your Curfman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Curfman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Curfman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Curfman in 1950 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

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