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Kurland Family History

Kurland Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from Kurland, a region, now in Latvia, named for the Kurs, a Baltic people who once lived here.

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

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Name Distribution of Kurland Families

  • Number of Kurland families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kurland families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kurland families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kurland Family Origin

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Kurland Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kurland

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Kurland Family Occupations

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Kurland Civil War Service Records

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