Curlett Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Curlett Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Manx Corlett. Possibly a respelling of German Gurlitt, from a Germanic personal name, Gauralt, formed with a cognate of Old High German garo ‘ready’ + waltan ‘to rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Curnutt, Corlett, Burkett, Current, Curless, Coslett, Parlett

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Curlett Family Origin

Where is the Curlett family from?

Curlett Family Occupations

What did your Curlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cattle Food Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Curlett. 10% of Curlett men worked as a Cattle Food Maker and 44% of Curlett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Curlett were Dock Porter and Hotel Genaral

View Census data for Curlett | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cattle Food Maker
  • Checker Retired
  • Dock Labourer
  • Dock Porter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cafe Waitress
  • Chaffeuse Campancier
  • Hotel Genaral

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

Curlett Historical Records

What Curlett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Curlett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curlett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Curlett

Passenger List

There are 726 immigration records available for the last name Curlett. 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.

View all Curlett immigration records

Draft Card

There are 572 military records available for the last name Curlett. For the veterans among your Curlett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Curlett military records

You've only scratched the surface of Curlett family history.

Curlett Life Expectancy

What is the average Curlett lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Curlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Curlett in 1962 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Curlett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Curlett 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.

Famous Curlett Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name