Curie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Curie.

Proper noun[edit]

Curie

  1. A surname from French, especially referring to Marie Curie and her husband Pierre Curie.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a reduced form of Old French éscuerie (stable), hence a metonymic occupational name for a stable hand.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Curie m or f

  1. a surname, especially referring to Marie Curie and her husband Pierre Curie

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Curie”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 1, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 395, column 2: “French: from a reduced form of Old French éscuerie ‘stable’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a stable hand.”