Coussens Family History

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Coussens Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of French Cousin or Coussin, a metonymic occupational name for a cushion maker, from Old French coissin ‘cushion’.

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


Similar surnames: Cosse, Courser, Pousson, Cousin, Countess, Cousens, Coursen, Casseus

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Coussens Family Origin

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Coussens Family Occupations

What did your Coussens 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 Coussens. 8% of Coussens men worked as a General Labourer and 61% of Coussens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coussens were Assistant Examiner Aero and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Architect surveyor Chartered Architect a R I B A
    2%
  • Architect surveyor Rejostered Architect M Instr A
    2%
  • Assistant Examiner Aero
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    61%
  • Domestic Servant
    6%
  • Domestic Help
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%

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

Coussens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Coussens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coussens 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 373 immigration records available for the last name Coussens. 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 276 military records available for the last name Coussens. For the veterans among your Coussens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coussens Life Expectancy

What is the average Coussens lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Coussens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coussens in 1962 was 83, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coussens

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