Curl Family History

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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

What did your Curl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Curl. 13% of Curl men worked as a Farm Labourer and 78% of Curl women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Curl were Retired and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Painter
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Curl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Curl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curl 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Curl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Curl. For the veterans among your Curl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Curl Life Expectancy

What is the average Curl lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Curl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Curl 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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