Currier Family History

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Currier Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who dressed leather after it was tanned, Middle English curreyour (Old French conreeur ‘currier’).

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

Similar surnames: Carrier, Burrier, Perrier, Ferrier, Harrier, Spurrier, Verrier

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Currier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Currier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Currier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


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Currier Family Origin

Where is the Currier family from?

Currier Family Occupations

What did your Currier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Currier occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Currier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Currier family was Student. Farmer, Blacksmith and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Currier.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Labourer

  • Student


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Currier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Currier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Currier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Currier 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Currier. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Currier. For the veterans among your Currier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Currier Life Expectancy

What is the average Currier lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Currier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Currier in 1943 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Currier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Currier 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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