Courage Family History

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Courage Name Meaning

from Middle English corage, Old French corage, curage in the sense ‘stout (of body)’. habitational name from Cowridge End in Luton, Bedfordshire, reflecting a former pronunciation of the place name. possibly a variant of Kendrick 3, via a hypothetical variant, Kenwright.

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

Similar surnames: Courtney, Bourdage, Court, Cordle, Courser, Couri, Burlage, Moura

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Courage Family Origin

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Courage Family Occupations

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In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Courage. 8% of Courage men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 43% of Courage women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Courage were Cabinet Maker and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
  • Farmer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Cabinet Maker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Courage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Courage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Courage 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Courage. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Courage. For the veterans among your Courage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Courage Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Courage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Courage in 1963 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

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