Kurr Name Meaning

German: unexplained; perhaps of Slavic origin (see 2) or a shortened form of Kurrer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kurren ‘to grunt’. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Polish Kur, nickname from kur ‘rooster’. See Kurek.

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


Similar surnames: Burr, Kurk, Murr, Gurr, Durr, Darr, Turk, Kury, Karr, Uhr

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Kurr Family Origin

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Kurr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Kurr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kurr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kurr family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kurr.

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Kurr Historical Records

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Kurr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Kurr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kurr in 1957 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurr

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