Curie

A French surname with unclear origins; according to some sources, it means "stable hand" (as in an occupation), and according to others it means "kitchen." Let's just say your little Curie will encompass both when she gets as dirty as a stable hand playing outside and then tracks mud across your kitchen.

Nicknames:

Cure.

Famous people named Curie:

There are no famous Curies as a given name, but in terms of the surname, the most famous are physicist Marie Curie and her husband (also a physicist) Pierre Curie.

Fun fact:

Marie Curie was the first female Nobel Prize winner, the first person (and only the woman) ever to win twice, and the only winner of a Nobel Prize in two different sciences.

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