Curl Name Meaning

English: nickname for a man with curly hair, from Middle English crull(e), curl(e) ‘curly (hair)’.

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


Similar surnames: Carl, Cure, Curd, Curt, Turk, Burl, Court, Cull, Corn, Jury

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Curl Family Origin

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Curl Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Shepherd

    6%
  • Joiner

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Curl family was Farm Labourer. The most common Curl occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Curl's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Shepherd and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Curl.

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Curl Historical Records

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Curl Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Curl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Curl in 1945 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Curl

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