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

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Couey Family Origin

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Couey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Cook

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Couey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Couey's were Farmers. Farmer and Cook were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Couey.

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Couey Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Couey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Couey in 1957 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Couey

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