Currey Family History

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Currey Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Currie or Irish Curry.

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

Similar surnames: Curry, Murrey, Furrey, Curren, Currie, Curley, Corry, Currens, Conrey

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Currey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Currey name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Currey Family Origin

Where is the Currey family from?

Currey Family Occupations

What did your Currey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Currey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Currey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Currey family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Currey.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Currey Historical Records

What Currey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Currey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Currey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Currey. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Currey. For the veterans among your Currey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Currey Life Expectancy

What is the average Currey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Currey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Currey in 1957 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Currey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Currey 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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