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Kure Name Meaning

Japanese: though written with the character for ‘give’ or ‘present’, the original meaning may actually be ‘sunset’. The name is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku and is no longer common in Japan, but there is a city by that name in Hiroshima prefecture and the area may have ancient connections with the family.

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


Similar surnames: Kuse, Kurt, Ure, Kuhn, Lare, Duke, Kara, Kade, Klee, Eure

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Kure Family Origin

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Kure Family Occupations

What did your Kure ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kure occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 33% of Kure's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Kure family was Laborer. Cigar Maker and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kure.

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  • Cigar Maker

    33%
  • Keeps House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Kure Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kure Life Expectancy

What is the average Kure lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kure life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kure in 1957 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kure 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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