Converse Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Converse Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French convers ‘convert’ (Latin conversus, past participle of convertere ‘to turn’), hence a nickname for a Jew converted to Christianity, or more often an occupational name for someone converted to the religious way of life, a lay member of a convent.

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


Similar surnames: Cover, Claverie, Covert, Conner, Corse, Danvers, Confer, Conyer

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Converse Family Origin

Where is the Converse family from?

SHOW MORE

Converse Family Occupations

What did your Converse ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Converse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Labourer

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Cordage Maker

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%

In 1881, Labourer, Farmer and Cordage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Converse. The most common Converse occupation in Canada was Labourer. 29% of Converse's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Converse family was Dressmaker.

Source: Census data for Converse | Data not to scale

Converse Historical Records

What Converse family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Converse ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Converse

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Converse Life Expectancy

What is the average Converse lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Converse 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Converse Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name