Coutu Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Couto, Louth, Cotta, Houtz, Couch, Court, Conte, Doutt, Colt, Corte

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Coutu Family Origin

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Coutu Family Occupations

What did your Coutu ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • Cultivateurson

  • Going To School


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Coutu Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coutu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coutu 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Coutu. 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 Coutu. For the veterans among your Coutu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coutu Life Expectancy

What is the average Coutu lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coutu

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