Cure Family History
Cure Name Meaning
English: possibly from Middle English cure cuir ‘attention heed diligence care’. Scottish Irish (Tipperary) and English: shortened form of McCure an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Íomhair (see McIver ). French: from cure ‘vicarage presbytery’ possibly applied as a nickname to an employee or from a homonymous word meaning ‘healing cure’ possibly used as a metonymic occupational name for a healer. French (Curé): from curé ‘(parish) priest’ used as a metonymic occupational name for a servant in the household of a priest or applied as an ironic nickname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press