Courtenay Family History

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Courtenay Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Courtney.

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


Similar surnames: Courtney, Corte, Horten, Costen, Curley, Coatney, Cordery, Courteau

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Courtenay Family Origin

Where is the Courtenay family from?

Courtenay Family Occupations

What did your Courtenay ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Courtenay occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Courtenay's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Courtenay family was Coalminer. Annuitant, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courtenay.

View Census data for Courtenay | Data not to scale

  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coalminer

    3%

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

Courtenay Historical Records

What Courtenay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Courtenay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Courtenay 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 Courtenay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Courtenay. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Courtenay. For the veterans among your Courtenay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Courtenay Life Expectancy

What is the average Courtenay lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Courtenay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Courtenay in 1955 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courtenay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courtenay 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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