Courtright Family History

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Courtright Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Kortrijk, a habitational name from a place of this name in Flanders. Perhaps also a respelling of English Cartwright.

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

Similar surnames: Cortright, Cartright, Cutright, Courtwright, Kortright, Courage

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Courtright Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Courtright name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Courtright. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Courtright Family Origin

Where is the Courtright family from?

Courtright Family Occupations

What did your Courtright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courtright. The most common Courtright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Courtright's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Courtright family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Courtright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Courtright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Courtright census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 586 immigration records available for the last name Courtright. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Courtright. For the veterans among your Courtright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Courtright Life Expectancy

What is the average Courtright lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Courtright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Courtright in 1944 was 22, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courtright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courtright 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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