Curtain Family History

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Curtain Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Curtin. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Curtin.

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

Similar surnames: Certain, Curtin, Mccurtain, Crain, Curlin, Currin, Corgan, Partain

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Curtain Family Origin

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Curtain Family Occupations

What did your Curtain ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Curtain family was Agriculural Laborer. The most common Curtain occupation in the UK was Laundress. 9% of Curtain's were Laundresss. Laundress, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Curtain.

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  • Laundress

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Agriculural Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Curtain ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Curtain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Curtain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curtaincensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Curtain. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Curtain. For the veterans among your Curtain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Curtain Life Expectancy

What is the average Curtain lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Curtain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Curtain in 1961 was 48, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Curtain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Curtain 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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