Counts Family History

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Counts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of a Dutch patronymic from Coen or of German Kuntz. Compare Coons.

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

Similar surnames: Coonts, Younts, Courts, Counce, Couts, Coons, Cordts, Cutts, Coots

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Counts Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Counts name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Counts. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Counts Family Origin

Where is the Counts family from?

Counts Family Occupations

What did your Counts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Counts. The most common Counts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Counts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Counts family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Counts Historical Records

What Counts family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Counts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Counts 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 888 immigration records available for the last name Counts. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Counts. For the veterans among your Counts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Counts Life Expectancy

What is the average Counts lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Counts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Counts in 1945 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Counts 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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