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Origins of the Curry surname

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About the Currys

We have a total number of 66216 records for people with the last name Curry.

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Where do most Currys live?

In 1921, most Currys lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Currys

How common is your surname?

902nd most common surname in the UK

We have 44,100 records for the Curry surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Currys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Curry first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Currys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Currys in 1921


Domestic Servant


House Servant


General Servant


General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Currys in 1921
Coal Miner


Coal Miner Hewer


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


General Labourer


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