Coursey Family History

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Coursey Name Meaning

Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Courcy, from the Romano-Gallic personal name Curtius (a derivative of curtus ‘short’) + the locative suffix -acum. Compare Decoursey.

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


Similar surnames: Decoursey, Coursen, Courtney, Courson, Dorsey, Curley, Corse, Bursey

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Coursey Family Origin

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Coursey Family Occupations

What did your Coursey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bakers Roundsman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coursey. 10% of Coursey men worked as a Bakers Roundsman and 55% of Coursey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coursey were Clerk In Holy Orders and Domestic Servant (rtd

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bakers Roundsman
    10%
  • Chacturs Electry Engin
    10%
  • Chartered Electrical Engineer Technical Director Of Electrical Eng
    10%
  • Clerk In Holy Orders
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Beatress Heavy Worker
    10%
  • Counter Hand
    10%
  • Domestic Servant (rtd
    10%

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

Coursey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Coursey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coursey 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 Coursey. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Coursey. For the veterans among your Coursey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coursey Life Expectancy

What is the average Coursey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Coursey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1960. The average life expectancy for Coursey in 1954 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coursey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coursey 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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