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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Currie

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Currie is of Scottish origin and means "Gift of god".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun and verb Cur"rie
See 2d & 3d Curry.
  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Minnesota
  3. An unincorporated community in Nevada
  4. A community in New Brunswick, Canada
  5. An unincorporated community in North Carolina
  6. A town on King Island in Tasmania, Australia

Notable Persons Named Currie

Currie Graham is an actor. He was most active from 1988 to present. Currie was born on February 26th, 1967 in Hamilton, Ontario.


Currie Dixon is an MLA for Copperbelt North and MLAforCopperbelt North.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Currie

Cherie Currie is a punk rock and hard rock musician. She plays Keyboard instrument, Guitar, and Vocals. She was most active from 1976 to present. Cherie was given the name Cherie Ann Currie on November 30th, 1959 in Encino, California, US.


Edwina Currie is a for Health, for South Derbyshire, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Member of Parliament, forSouth Derbyshire, and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State. She was most prominent from 1986 to 1988. Edwina was born on October 13th, 1946 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England.


Sir Arthur William Currie is a khaki university and mcgill university. His military service ended in 1920.


Alannah Currie is a pop music, rock music, dance music, new wave music, and synthpop singer-songwriter. She plays Marimba, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1979 to 1979. Alannah was given the name Alannah Joy Currie on September 20th, 1957.


Finlay Currie was an actor. He was most active from 1899 to present. Finlay was given the name Finlay Jefferson Currie on January 20th, 1878 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He passed away on May 9th, 1968.


Marie Michelle Currie is a punk rock and hard rock musician, singer, songwriter, actress, artist, producer, poet, singing, and actor. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1977 to present. Marie was born Marie Michelle Currie on November 30th, 1959 in Encino, California, US.


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Popularity of Currie as a last name

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Common last names for Currie

  • Johnson
  • Smith

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Currie U.S.
  White 68.67% 64.26%
  African American 25.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Currie

People with the last name Currie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Currie

  • How Popular is the name Currie? Currie is the 24,025th most popular name of all time. As a last name Currie was the 2,100th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Currie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 249 babies born with the first name Currie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Currie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Currie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Currie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Currie is Monday, March 16th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Currie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Currie was in 1976 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Currie: Your name in reverse order is Eirruc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Crieur. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Currie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,234 people with the last name Currie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Currie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Currie as their last name.

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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