Cousins Family History

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Cousins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the nickname Cousin.

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


Similar surnames: Cousin, Cousens, Couzens, Cobbins, Cossin, Coppins, Collins, Calkins

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Cousins Family Origin

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Cousins Family Occupations

What did your Cousins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cousins. 2% of Cousins men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Cousins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cousins were Farmer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    1%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Farmer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%

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

Cousins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 165,000 census records available for the last name Cousins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cousins 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Cousins. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Cousins. For the veterans among your Cousins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cousins Life Expectancy

What is the average Cousins lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cousins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cousins in 1951 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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