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Curless Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Keurlis, of unexplained origin; possibly a variant of Cuelers, which is ultimately a patronymic from a short form of the personal name Nikolaas (see Nicholas). English: variant of Corliss.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hurless, Curley, Corless, Curles, Curlett, Harless, Burress, Dress

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Curless Family Origin

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Curless Family Occupations

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In 1881, Farmer and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Curless. The most common Curless occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Curless's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Going To School

    40%

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Curless Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Curless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curless census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Curless. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Curless. For the veterans among your Curless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Curless Life Expectancy

What is the average Curless lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Curless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Curless in 1952 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Curless ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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