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Currier Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who dressed leather after it was tanned, Middle English curreyour (Old French conreeur ‘currier’).

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


Similar surnames: Carrier, Burrier, Perrier, Ferrier, Harrier, Spurrier, Verrier

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Where is the Currier family from?

You can see how Currier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Currier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Currier families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 205 Currier families living in New Hampshire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Currier's in USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Currier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Currier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Currier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Currier. 17% of Currier men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Currier women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Currier were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Currier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Currier 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Currier. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Currier. For the veterans among your Currier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Currier lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Currier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Currier in 1943 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

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