Currie Family History

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Currie Name Meaning

habitational name from Currie in Midlothian, first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh, dative case of currach ‘wet plain’, ‘marsh’. habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire (see Corrie). Scottish spelling of Irish Curry or, in Arran, an Anglicization of Mac Mhuirich (see McMurray).

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


Similar surnames: Corrie, Carrie, Curry, Cure, Curtin, Urie, Corris, Durie, Murrie

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Currie Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Currie name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    45%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    28%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • France

    3%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

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Currie Family Origin

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Currie Family Occupations

What did your Currie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Currie family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Currie. The most common Currie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Currie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Currie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 229,000 census records available for the last name Currie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Currie 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 42,000 immigration records available for the last name Currie. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Currie. For the veterans among your Currie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Currie Life Expectancy

What is the average Currie lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Currie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Currie in 1947 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Currie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Currie 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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