Courage Family History

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Courage Name Meaning

from Middle English corage, Old French corage, curage in the sense ‘stout (of body)’. habitational name from Cowridge End in Luton, Bedfordshire, reflecting a former pronunciation of the place name. possibly a variant of Kendrick 3, via a hypothetical variant, Kenwright.

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


Similar surnames: Courtney, Bourdage, Court, Cordle, Courser, Couri, Burlage, Moura

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Courage Family Origin

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Courage Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Courage family was Malt Factor. Farmer, Agri Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courage. The most common Courage occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Courage's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Agri Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Malt Factor

    5%

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Courage Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Courage. For the veterans among your Courage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Courage Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Courage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Courage in 1963 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

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