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Currington Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; possibly an altered form of Cureton or Carrington. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from a lost place, probably in the Cambridgeshire area, where the surname is most frequent.

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


Similar surnames: Purrington, Corrington, Carrington, Yarrington, Burrington

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Currington Family Origin

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Currington Family Occupations

What did your Currington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Currington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Currington's were Farmers. Farmer, Ore Miner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Currington. A less common occupation for the Currington family was Keeps A Saloon.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Ore Miner

    20%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Keeps A Saloon

    10%

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

Currington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Currington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Currington 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Currington. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Currington. For the veterans among your Currington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Currington Life Expectancy

What is the average Currington lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Currington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Currington in 1959 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Currington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Currington 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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