Is the surname Cure of English origin?

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This unusual and interesting name has three possible origins. The first of these is an Anglo - Saxon locational name, from any one of the places in Somerset so called from the river "Curry", on which they stand, the etymology of the river name is obscure. The second and third possible origins are Scottish, either from the place called "Currie" in the former County of Midlothian, recorded in this form in 1230 and thought to be derived from the Gaelic "curraigh", meaning "wet plain, marsh", or from the place called "Corrie" in the former County of Dunfrieshire, named from the Gaelic "coire", cauldron, used of a circular hanging valley on a mountain

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