Couey Family History
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Couey Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized spelling of French Coué, from Old French coé ‘tail’. According to Morlet during the Middle Ages this was a derogatory nickname for an Englishman, possibly by implication a coward (see note at Coward).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Coley, Cobey, Coney, Cosey, Courey, Comer, Court, Couch, Coey, Noury