Courier Family History

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Courier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a messenger.

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

Similar surnames: Courser, Courtier, Roulier, Soulier, Cozier, Curie, Corriere, Corner

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Courier Family Origin

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Courier Family Occupations

What did your Courier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Official and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Courier. 20% of Courier men worked as a Bank Official and 34% of Courier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Courier were Greengrocer (own Ac) and Cowman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Official
  • Club Steward
  • Commercial Manager Mfg Elec Engineers motor Mfts
  • Greengrocer (own Ac)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Club Stewardess
  • Cowman

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

Courier Historical Records

What Courier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Courier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Courier 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 360 immigration records available for the last name Courier. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Courier. For the veterans among your Courier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Courier Life Expectancy

What is the average Courier lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Courier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Courier in 1951 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courier 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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