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Curie Name Meaning

French: habitational name from (La) Curie the name of several places in various parts of France.

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

Similar surnames: Curtis, Currie, Cure, Duris, Curley, Durie, Cerise, Carre, Curro

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Where is the Curie family from?

You can see how Curie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Curie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Curie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Curie families living in Indiana. This was about 29% of all the recorded Curie's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Curie families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Curie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Curie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Curie. 19% of Curie men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Curie women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Curie were Machinist and Saleslady. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Maid
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Curie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curie 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Curie. 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 637 military records available for the last name Curie. For the veterans among your Curie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Curie lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Curie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Curie in 1952 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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