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Origins of the Curtiss surname

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About the Curtisses

We have a total number of 6404 records for people with the last name Curtiss.

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Where do most Curtisses live?

In 1921, most Curtisses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Curtisses

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You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 3,640 records for the Curtiss surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Curtisses most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Curtiss first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Curtisses

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

Common Female occupations for Curtisses in 1921
Lace Maker






General Servant Domestic


House Servant


Common Male occupations for Curtisses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Coal Miner


Farm Labourer






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