Contee Family History

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Contee Name Meaning

French: variant of Conte or Conté (see Comte). African: variant of Conteh.

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


Similar surnames: Conte, Conter, Coutee, Conlee, Conteh, Coster, Candee, Coates, Conto

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Contee Family Origin

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Contee Family Occupations

What did your Contee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Contee. 32% of Contee men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Contee women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Contee were Messenger and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Farm Hand
    5%
  • Messenger
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Domestic
    10%
  • Servant
    10%
  • Housework
    8%

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

Contee Historical Records

What Contee family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Contee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Contee 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 90 immigration records available for the last name Contee. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 430 military records available for the last name Contee. For the veterans among your Contee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Contee Life Expectancy

What is the average Contee lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Contee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Contee in 1952 was 41, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Contee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Contee 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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