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Curry Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’ a personal name of uncertain meaning. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corra (see Corr ). Scottish and northern English: variant of Currie . Americanized form of Arabic Khoury or Khouri ‘priest’. Compare Cury and Currie .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Carr, Murray, Berry, Scurry, Merry, Burry, Terry, Corry, Hurry

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Where is the Curry family from?

You can see how Curry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Curry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Curry families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 513 Curry families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Curry's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Curry families in 1911.
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What did your Curry ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Curry. 30% of Curry men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Curry women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Curry were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Student
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 381,000 census records available for the last name Curry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curry 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 39,000 immigration records available for the last name Curry. 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 70,000 military records available for the last name Curry. For the veterans among your Curry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Curry lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Curry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Curry in 1940 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

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