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Cui Family History

Cui Name Meaning

Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 崔 meaning ‘lofty’ in ancient Chinese: habitational name from the placename Cui (崔) the name of a fief (located in present-day Shandong province) that was granted to Ji Zi the eldest son of the Duke Ding of Qi (ruler of the state of Qi reigned 1014–975 BC) originally the crown prince who ceded the throne to his younger brother Shu Yi.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cai, Lu, Sui, Du, Hui, Qi, Chi, Bai, Che, Cho

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Where is the Cui family from?

You can see how Cui families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cui family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Cui families were found in USA in 1920, and Canada in 1911. In 1920 there was 1 Cui family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Cui's in USA. California had the highest population of Cui families in 1920.
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What did your Cui ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Cui. 100% of Cui men worked as a Laborer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 237 census records available for the last name Cui. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cui census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 246 immigration records available for the last name Cui. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 78 military records available for the last name Cui. For the veterans among your Cui ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cui lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Cui life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Cui in 1968 was 83, and 85 in 2004.

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