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Current Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Currant, from Old French courant, present participle of courir ‘to run’, which Dauzat and Morlet suggest is an ellipse for chien courant, and hence a nickname for a hunter. In some cases, the name may be an Americanized form of the French cognate Courant, for which Morlet also offers an additional source: a habitational name from any of various minor places named (Le) Courant, from courant ‘running’, in the sense of ‘running water’, ‘water course’, a derivative of kaour from Old Breton cobrand, from cobr ‘help’, ‘aid’.

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

Similar surnames: Burden, Curley, Carden, Uren, Curlett, Buren, Forrest, Surrett

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Herding Stock

  • Brickmaking


In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Herding Stock were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Current. A less common occupation for the Current family was Brickmaking. The most common Current occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Current's were Farmers.

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