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Origin and popularity of the name CURRIE


Currie : 1: Scottish: habitational name from Currie in Midlothian first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh dative case of currach ‘wet plain marsh’.2: Scottish: habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire or another place so named (see Corrie).3: Scottish form of Irish Curry or in Arran an Anglicized form of Mac Mhuirich (see McMurray).4: English: variant of Currey.5: Americanized form of Arabic Khoury or Khouri ‘priest’. Compare Cury and Curry.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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