Couse Name Meaning

from the medieval northern English personal name Kouse, Kause, corresponding to Old Norse Kausi, a nickname meaning ‘tomcat’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kaus or Ku(h)se, which is of unexplained origin.

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


Similar surnames: Cruse, Cosse, Rouse, Douse, Corse, Crouse, Fouse, House, Royse

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Couse Family Origin

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Couse Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    17%
  • Baker (Master Employing 6 Men)

    17%
  • Furnaceman (Iron)

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Couse family was Labourer. The most common Couse occupation in the UK was Baker. 17% of Couse's were Bakers. Baker, Baker (Master Employing 6 Men) and Furnaceman (Iron) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Couse.

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Couse Historical Records

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Couse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Couse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Couse in 1963 was 78, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Couse

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