Courier Family History

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Courier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a messenger.

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


Similar surnames: Courser, Courtier, Roulier, Soulier, Cozier, Curie, Corriere, Corner

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Courier Family Origin

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Courier Family Occupations

What did your Courier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Courier occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Courier's were Farmers. Farmer and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Courier. A less common occupation for the Courier family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Joiner

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Courier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Courier Life Expectancy

What is the average Courier lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Courier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Courier in 1951 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courier 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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