Courser Family History

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Courser Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of French Coursier, an occupational name for a messenger or runner, Old French coursier; alternatively it may be an Americanized spelling of German Kurzer, a nickname for a short man, from a noun derivative of Middle High German kur(t)z ‘short’.

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

Similar surnames: Coursen, Corner, Courier, Couse, Courter, Coursey, Corser, Court

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Courser Family Origin

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Courser Family Occupations

What did your Courser ancestors do for a living?

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

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Courser family was Blacksmith. The most common Courser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Courser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courser.

Source: Census data for Courser | Data not to scale

Courser Historical Records

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Courser Life Expectancy

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