Couey Family History

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Couey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of French Coué, from Old French coé ‘tail’. According to Morlet during the Middle Ages this was a derogatory nickname for an Englishman, possibly by implication a coward (see note at Coward).

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


Similar surnames: Coley, Cobey, Coney, Cosey, Courey, Comer, Court, Couch, Coey, Noury

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Couey Family Origin

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Couey Family Occupations

What did your Couey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Couey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Couey's were Farmers. Farmer and Cook were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Couey.

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Cook

    11%

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

Couey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Couey Life Expectancy

What is the average Couey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Couey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Couey in 1957 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Couey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Couey 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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