Kurgan Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kurgan Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called Kurgany in Belarus.

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

Similar surnames: Kurman, Kuras, Kurland, Karan, Gurman, Koran, Urban, Furman, Organ

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kurgan Family Origin

Where is the Kurgan family from?

Kurgan Family Occupations

What did your Kurgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kurgan occupation in the USA was Works In Lumber Yard. 100% of Kurgan's were Works In Lumber Yards.

View Census data for Kurgan | Data not to scale

  • Works In Lumber Yard


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

Kurgan Historical Records

What Kurgan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kurgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurgan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kurgan

Passenger List

There are 606 immigration records available for the last name Kurgan. 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.

View all Kurgan immigration records

Draft Card

There are 323 military records available for the last name Kurgan. For the veterans among your Kurgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kurgan military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kurgan family history.

Kurgan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurgan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kurgan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kurgan in 1963 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurgan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurgan 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.

Look up another name