Courson Family History

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Courson Name Meaning

French: habitational name from either of two places named Courson, in Calvados and Essonne, from the personal name Curtenus (a derivative of Latin curtus ‘short’) + the locative suffix -onem, or from a place in Yonne named with the same personal name + Gaulish dunum meaning ‘pride’; later, ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’. See Coursen.

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


Similar surnames: Coursen, Curzon, Coursey, Bourbon, Cousin, Cordon, Forson, Corson

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Courson Family Origin

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Courson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Courson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Courson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Courson family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courson.

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Courson Historical Records

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Courson Life Expectancy

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