Corsey Family History

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Corsey Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Decourcey. Perhaps an altered spelling of French Courcy.

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

Similar surnames: Cosey, Cossey, Carsey, Forsey, Morley, Curley, Dossey, Darsey, Horsey

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Corsey Family Origin

Where is the Corsey family from?

Corsey Family Occupations

What did your Corsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Baker and Fireclay Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corsey. A less common occupation for the Corsey family was Fisherman. The most common Corsey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Corsey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Baker

  • Fireclay Miner

  • Fisherman


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

Corsey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Corsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corsey 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 169 immigration records available for the last name Corsey. 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 751 military records available for the last name Corsey. For the veterans among your Corsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Corsey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Corsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Corsey in 1955 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corsey 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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