Kurt Family History

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Kurt Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Kurt, a reduced form of Konrad. Hungarian (Kürt): from an ancient Magyar clan name, from kürt ‘horn’, possibly from the symbol of the tribe.

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


Similar surnames: Kort, Kury, Kurta, Kust, Turk, Burt, Kuhn, Kure, Kerth, Kara

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Kurt Family Origin

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Kurt Family Occupations

What did your Kurt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kurt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kurt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kurt. A less common occupation for the Kurt family was Bookbinder.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Bookbinder

    4%

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

Kurt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kurt Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurt lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kurt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Kurt in 1961 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurt 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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