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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

What did your Couse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Couse. 5% of Couse men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 47% of Couse women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Couse were Assistant Blast Furnace Manager and Accountant Insurance Offic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    5%
  • Master Printer
    5%
  • Arc Furnace 3rd Land Furnaceman Steelworks Heavy Worker
    3%
  • Assistant Blast Furnace Manager
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Accountant Insurance Offic
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Couse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Couse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Couse 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Couse. 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 Couse. For the veterans among your Couse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Couse Life Expectancy

What is the average Couse lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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