Kurschner Family History

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Kurschner Name Meaning

German (Kürschner): occupational name for a furrier, Middle High German kürsenære, from Middle High German kürsen ‘fur coat’.

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


Similar surnames: Kirchner, Karchner, Kuchler, Belschner, Kutscher, Kerscher, Taschner

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Kurschner Family Origin

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Kurschner Family Occupations

What did your Kurschner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and House Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kurschner. The most common Kurschner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kurschner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • House Carpenter

    33%

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

Kurschner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kurschner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurschner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kurschner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kurschner in 1957 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurschner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurschner 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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