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Curro Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Currò): from a reduced form (via Corrào, Currào) of the Germanic personal name Corrado, Italian equivalent of Konrad. Southern Italian: possibly a derogatory nickname from medieval Greek korros ‘lazy’. Portuguese and Galician: from any of numerous places in Portugal and Galicia so named, from curro ‘fold’, ‘pen’.

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Curto, Muro, Cerro, Turro, Caro, Turco, Cardo, Porro, Cumbo

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Where is the Curro family from?

You can see how Curro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Curro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Curro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Curro families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Curro's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Curro families in 1911.
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What did your Curro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Curro. 17% of Curro men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Curro women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Curro were Barber and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Barber
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Seamstress
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Curro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curro 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Curro. 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 424 military records available for the last name Curro. For the veterans among your Curro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Curro lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Curro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Curro in 1956 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

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