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Curry Family History

Curry Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe, ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’, a personal name of uncertain meaning.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corra (see Corr).Scottish and northern English: variant of Currie.

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

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467,853 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
66,418 Military Records
34,432 Immigration Records
363,619 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Curry Families

  • Number of Curry families
     392 - 782
     131 - 391
     1 - 130
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Curry families
     739 - 1,475
     247 - 738
     1 - 246
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Curry families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Curry Family Origin

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Curry Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Curry

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Curry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Curry Civil War Service Records

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