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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


Similar surnames: Care, Curd, Eure, Clure, Curl, Court, Corn, Cue, Carn, Furey

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Where is the Cure family from?

You can see how Cure families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cure family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cure families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Cure families living in New York. This was about 47% of all the recorded Cure's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cure families in 1840.
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What did your Cure ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cure. 25% of Cure men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Cure women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cure were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Laundress
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Cure. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cure 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cure. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cure. For the veterans among your Cure ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cure lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cure life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Cure in 1945 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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