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

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  • Bricklayers Laborer

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Laundress

    33%

In 1881, Bricklayers Laborer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Coursey. A less common occupation for the Coursey family was Laundress. The most common Coursey occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Laborer. 33% of Coursey's were Bricklayers Laborers.

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Coursey Historical Records

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Coursey Life Expectancy

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