Decuir Family History

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Decuir Name Meaning

possibly an occupational name for a curer of leather, from cuir ‘leather’, but le ‘the’ is normal with occupational names, not de ‘from’. more probably, a habitational name from an unidentified place called Cuir or a variant of De Court (see Court).

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

Similar surnames: Depner, Deger, Delair, Decker, Dein, Demain, Decoux, Drouin, Decaire

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Decuir Family Origin

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Decuir Family Occupations

What did your Decuir ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Decuir occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Decuir's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Decuir. A less common occupation for the Decuir family was Planter.

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  • Farmer

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  • Laborer

  • Planter


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Decuir Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Decuir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Decuir 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Decuir. 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 694 military records available for the last name Decuir. For the veterans among your Decuir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Decuir Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Decuir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Decuir in 1942 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

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