Kurpiel Family History

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Kurpiel Name Meaning

nickname from kurpiel ‘rude’, ‘uncouth’, ‘ill-mannered’. metonymic occupational name for a clog maker, from Polish dialect kurpiel ‘clog’, ‘bast shoe’.

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


Similar surnames: Karpel, Czepiel, Kurdziel, Kupiec, Kruzel, Klipfel, Burrier, Kupfer

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Kurpiel Family Origin

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Kurpiel Family Occupations

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Kurpiel Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kurpiel. For the veterans among your Kurpiel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kurpiel Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kurpiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kurpiel in 1963 was 80, and 88 in 2004.

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