Curnutt Family History

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Curnutt Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gernot(h), from a Germanic personal name composed of a cognate of Old High German ger ‘spear’ + knot- ‘(to) swing’. Alternatively, an Americanized spelling of Swiss German Gernet, which is either a variant of Gernot(h) (see 1 above) or a derivative of Middle High German gern ‘to desire’, a component of various Germanic personal names such as Gernhard.

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

Similar surnames: Curlett, Curnutte, Cornutt, Current, Strutt, Barnett, Carnett, Crout

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Curnutt Family Origin

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Curnutt Family Occupations

What did your Curnutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Curnutt. A less common occupation for the Curnutt family was Carpenter. The most common Curnutt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Curnutt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Black Smith

  • Carpenter


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Curnutt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Curnutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curnutt 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 160 immigration records available for the last name Curnutt. 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 818 military records available for the last name Curnutt. For the veterans among your Curnutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Curnutt Life Expectancy

What is the average Curnutt lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Curnutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Curnutt in 1944 was 23, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Curnutt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Curnutt 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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