Curran Family History

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Curran Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corráin or Ó Corraidhín ‘descendant of Corraidhín’, a personal name from a diminutive of corradh ‘spear’. Compare Corr.

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


Similar surnames: Conran, Curry, Murrin, Murray, Cryan, Corgan, Cloran, Curtin, Carlan

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Curran Family Origin

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Curran Family Occupations

What did your Curran ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Curran. 23% of Curran men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Curran women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Curran were Barman and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    23%
  • Builders Labourer
    6%
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
    3%
  • Barman
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    65%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Curran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 206,000 census records available for the last name Curran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curran 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 46,000 immigration records available for the last name Curran. 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 36,000 military records available for the last name Curran. For the veterans among your Curran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Curran Life Expectancy

What is the average Curran lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Curran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Curran in 1940 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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