Coutu Name Meaning

Of French origin: probably an altered form of Couteau, a metonymic occupational name for a knifemaker, from couteau ‘knife’.

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

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Coutu Family Origin

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Coutu Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    33%
  • Journalier

    8%
  • Cultivateurson

    4%
  • Going To School

    3%

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In 1881, the most common Coutu occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 33% of Coutu's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Coutu family was Going To School. Cultivateur, Journalier and Cultivateurson were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coutu.

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Coutu Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Coutu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coutu in 1950 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coutu

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