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Kuhrt Family History

Kuhrt Name Meaning

nickname for a short man, from Middle Low German kort ‘small’, ‘short’. variant of Kord or Kurd, short forms of Konrad.

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

Similar surnames: Kuhr, Curt, Kohrt, Kort, Uhr, Suhre, Kurtz, Kuhl, Ohrt, Kuhs

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Where is the Kuhrt family from?

You can see how Kuhrt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuhrt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kuhrt families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Kuhrt families living in Wisconsin. This was about 25% of all the recorded Kuhrt's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Kuhrt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuhrt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuhrt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuhrt. 42% of Kuhrt men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kuhrt women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuhrt were Truck Driver and Stenographer.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Farm Operator
  • Machinist
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kuhrt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuhrt 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 505 immigration records available for the last name Kuhrt. 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 561 military records available for the last name Kuhrt. For the veterans among your Kuhrt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuhrt lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhrt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Kuhrt in 1955 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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