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Curtin Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cruitín ‘son of Cruitín’, a byname for a hunchback (see McCurtain). English: from a diminutive of Court.

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


Similar surnames: Durkin, Curtis, Hartin, Cartin, Murrin, Carlin, Currie, Curtain

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Curtin Family Origin

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Curtin Family Occupations

What did your Curtin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Curtin. The most common Curtin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Curtin's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Curtin family was Keeps House.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    2%

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

Curtin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Curtin Life Expectancy

What is the average Curtin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Curtin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Curtin in 1943 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Curtin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Curtin 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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