Courtois Family History

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Courtois Name Meaning

French: nickname for a refined person, sometimes no doubt applied ironically, from Old French curteis, co(u)rtois ‘refined’, ‘accomplished’.

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


Similar surnames: Curtis, Cortes, Countess, Court, Cousin, Courtney, Bourgeois

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Courtois Family Origin

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Courtois Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    25%
  • Professor Of French

    25%
  • Proffessor B A

    25%
  • Quarryman

    25%

In 1881, Labourer, Professor Of French and Proffessor B A were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courtois. The most common Courtois occupation in the UK was Labourer. 25% of Courtois's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Courtois family was Quarryman.

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Courtois Historical Records

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Courtois Life Expectancy

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