Couse Family History

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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 1881, 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. A less common occupation for the Couse family was Labourer.

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  • Baker

  • Baker (Master Employing 6 Men)

  • Furnaceman (Iron)

  • Labourer


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Couse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Couse 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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