Converse Family History

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Converse Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French convers ‘convert’ (Latin conversus, past participle of convertere ‘to turn’), hence a nickname for a Jew converted to Christianity, or more often an occupational name for someone converted to the religious way of life, a lay member of a convent.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Cover, Claverie, Covert, Conner, Corse, Danvers, Confer, Conyer

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Converse Family Origin

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Converse Family Occupations

What did your Converse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Converse. The most common Converse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Converse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Converse family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Converse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Converse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Converse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Converse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Converse. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Converse. For the veterans among your Converse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Converse Life Expectancy

What is the average Converse lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Converse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Converse in 1943 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Converse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Converse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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