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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cura

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Alt. Meaning

C is for creative, ideas aplenty

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

A is for aware, of your surroundings

Notable Persons Named Cura

She passed away in 1539.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cura

Ben Cura is an actor. He has been prominent since 2011. Ben was born as the child of José Cura on September 30th, 1988 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


José Cura is a singing, conducting, theatre director, scenographer, photographer, singer, conductor, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. José was given the name José Luis Victor Cura Gómez on December 5th, 1962 in Rosario, Argentina.


Francesco Cura is an actor. Francesco was given the name Francesco Maria Cura on March 7th, 1977 in Parma.


Maria Renée Cura was a geographer and writer. She died on July 12th, 2007.


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Popularity of Cura as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cura U.S.
  White 17.15% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 56.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cura

People with the last name Cura are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cura

  • How Popular is the name Cura? Cura is the 70,923rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Cura was the 28,909th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cura have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Cura in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cura? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cura first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cura is Thursday, April 26th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Cura born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cura was in 1975 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cura: Your name in reverse order is Aruc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ucar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cura? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 822 people with the last name Cura.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cura? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cura as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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