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Currie Name Meaning

habitational name from Currie in Midlothian, first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh, dative case of currach ‘wet plain’, ‘marsh’. habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire (see Corrie). Scottish spelling of Irish Curry or, in Arran, an Anglicization of Mac Mhuirich (see McMurray).

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


Similar surnames: Corrie, Carrie, Curry, Cure, Curtin, Urie, Corris, Durie, Murrie

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Currie Family Origin

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Currie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • School

    5%
  • Student

    4%

In 1881, the most common Currie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Currie's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Currie. A less common occupation for the Currie family was Student.

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