Courey Family History

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Courey Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Coury, a habitational name from a place so named in Vienne.

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


Similar surnames: Coury, Mourey, Couey, Courcy, Cowdrey, Cossey, Couri, Courtney, Coley

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Courey Family Origin

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Courey Family Occupations

What did your Courey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Courey occupation in Canada was Going To School. 27% of Courey's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Courey family was Formier. Going To School, Journalier and Fermier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courey.

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  • Going To School

    27%
  • Journalier

    27%
  • Fermier

    18%
  • Formier

    9%

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

Courey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Courey Life Expectancy

What is the average Courey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Courey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Courey in 1956 was 48, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courey 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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