Cureton Family History

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Cureton Name Meaning

English: habitational name probably from Curriton or Coryton in Devon; the former is named with an Old English personal name Curra + Old English tun ‘settlement’; the second is from Curi (a lost Celtic river name) + tun.

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

Similar surnames: Hurston, Burston, Ireton, Turton, Durston, Buxton, Creedon, Carlton

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Cureton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cureton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cureton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Cureton Family Origin

Where is the Cureton family from?

Cureton Family Occupations

What did your Cureton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cureton. A less common occupation for the Cureton family was Farming. The most common Cureton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Cureton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Cureton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Cureton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cureton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cureton. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Cureton. For the veterans among your Cureton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cureton Life Expectancy

What is the average Cureton lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cureton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cureton in 1944 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cureton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cureton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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