Kurta Family History

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Kurta Name Meaning

Hungarian: nickname from German Kurtz ‘short’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish, Ukrainian, Belorussian kurta ‘short overcoat’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who made such garments or possibly a nickname for someone who habitually wore a coat of this kind.

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


Similar surnames: Kurtz, Kurt, Kurman, Korda, Kara, Kuna, Kuta, Kukla, Kula, Burt

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Kurta Family Origin

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Kurta Family Occupations

What did your Kurta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kurta. 21% of Kurta men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Kurta women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kurta were Farmer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Janitor
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Attendant
    5%
  • Beautian
    5%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

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

Kurta Historical Records

What Kurta family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kurta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurta 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 526 immigration records available for the last name Kurta. 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 233 military records available for the last name Kurta. For the veterans among your Kurta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kurta Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurta lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kurta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kurta in 1953 was 44, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurta 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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