Kurman Family History

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Kurman Name Meaning

German (Kurmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an inspector of food, wine, etc., derived from Middle High German kiesen ‘to choose, test, or inspect’. Compare Kyser. Jewish (Ashkenazic): possibly from German Kur, Yiddish kur ‘cure’, presumably a nickname for some sort of healer.

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


Similar surnames: Karman, Furman, Urman, Korman, Sturman, Turman, Werman, Klarman

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Kurman Family Origin

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Kurman Family Occupations

What did your Kurman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kurman occupation in the USA was Teamster. 33% of Kurman's were Teamsters. Teamster, Drayman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kurman. A less common occupation for the Kurman family was Laborer.

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  • Teamster

    33%
  • Drayman

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Kurman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kurman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kurman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kurman. For the veterans among your Kurman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kurman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kurman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kurman in 1944 was 46, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurman 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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