Kurzweil Family History

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Kurzweil Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a joker, from German Kurzweil ‘pastime’, ‘amusement’, ‘entertainment’, a compound of kurz ‘short’ + Weile ‘while’, ‘short time’.

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


Similar surnames: Kurtzweil, Wurzel, Kerzner, Kirstein, Kreul, Reil, Kurz, Kozel, Keil

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Kurzweil Family Origin

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Kurzweil Family Occupations

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  • Laundry

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Kurzweil occupation in the USA was Laundry. 100% of Kurzweil's were Laundrys.

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Kurzweil Historical Records

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Kurzweil Life Expectancy

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Famous Kurzweil Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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