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Current Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Currant, from Old French courant, present participle of courir ‘to run’, which Dauzat and Morlet suggest is an ellipse for chien courant, and hence a nickname for a hunter. In some cases, the name may be an Americanized form of the French cognate Courant, for which Morlet also offers an additional source: a habitational name from any of various minor places named (Le) Courant, from courant ‘running’, in the sense of ‘running water’, ‘water course’, a derivative of kaour from Old Breton cobrand, from cobr ‘help’, ‘aid’.

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


Similar surnames: Burden, Curley, Carden, Uren, Curlett, Buren, Forrest, Surrett

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In 1881, Farmer and Fireman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Current. A less common occupation for the Current family was Going To School. The most common Current occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Current's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Fireman

    13%
  • Going To School

    13%

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