Corse Family History

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Corse Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Corse, from Welsh cors ‘marsh’, ‘bog’. Scottish: topographic name from northern Middle English cors, corse ‘cross’, or a habitational name for someone from any of various places, for example in Grampian and Orkney, named with this word. Danish or Dutch: from the personal name Corsse, a variant of Carsten, which was borne by Scandinavian settlers in New Netherland in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Gorse, Carse, Corte, Cosse, Furse, Borne, Morse, Couse, Corser

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Corse Family Origin

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Corse Family Occupations

What did your Corse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Corse occupation in Canada was Journeyman. 33% of Corse's were Journeymans. A less common occupation for the Corse family was Merchant. Journeyman and Machinist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Corse.

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  • Journeyman

    33%
  • Machinist

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%

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

Corse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Corse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corse 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 Corse. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Corse. For the veterans among your Corse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corse Life Expectancy

What is the average Corse lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Corse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Corse in 1946 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corse 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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