Courteau Family History

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Courteau Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the Huguenot name Courtauld, according to Dauzat, a nickname from a diminutive of French court ‘short’, ‘small’.

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

Similar surnames: Courtney, Court, Courser, Bourdeau, Courter, Pourciau, Courey, Buteau

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Courteau Family Origin

Where is the Courteau family from?

Courteau Family Occupations

What did your Courteau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Courteau occupation in the USA was Works Cotton Mill. 29% of Courteau's were Works Cotton Mills. Works Cotton Mill, Drives Steamer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courteau. A less common occupation for the Courteau family was Laborer.

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  • Works Cotton Mill

  • Drives Steamer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Courteau Historical Records

What Courteau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Courteau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Courteau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Courteau

Passenger List

There are 431 immigration records available for the last name Courteau. 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 741 military records available for the last name Courteau. For the veterans among your Courteau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Courteau Life Expectancy

What is the average Courteau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Courteau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Courteau in 1963 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courteau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courteau 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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