Curles Family History

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Curles Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Curl or Corliss.

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

Similar surnames: Curless, Surles, Curle, Curlee, Curley, Corless, Surls, Cullens

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Curles Family Origin

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Curles Family Occupations

What did your Curles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Curles. A less common occupation for the Curles family was Fisherman. The most common Curles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Curles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Fisherman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Curles ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Curles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Curles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curles 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Curles. 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 485 military records available for the last name Curles. For the veterans among your Curles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Curles Life Expectancy

What is the average Curles lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Curles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Curles in 1961 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Curles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Curles 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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