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Countess Name Meaning

English: from Middle English contas(e), Old French contesse ‘countess’, applied as a nickname for a proud, haughty woman or for an effeminate or foppish man, or as an occupational name for a servant of a countess.

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


Similar surnames: Counter, Countiss, Conte, Coussens, Holness, Courtois, Contessa

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Countess Family Origin

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Countess Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Conductor

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Countess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Countess's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Countess. A less common occupation for the Countess family was Laborer.

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Countess Historical Records

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Countess Life Expectancy

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