Cournoyer Family History

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Cournoyer Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Corneyre, a ‘learned’ form of Cornier, a topographic name for someone who lived on the corner of a street. Alternatively, it may be a French form of German Koerner.

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


Similar surnames: Corner, Courser, Troyer, Coomer, Cormier, Borner, Oursler, Boerner

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Cournoyer Family Origin

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Cournoyer Family Occupations

What did your Cournoyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Voyageur and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cournoyer. A less common occupation for the Cournoyer family was Navigateur. The most common Cournoyer occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 48% of Cournoyer's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    48%
  • Voyageur

    15%
  • Cultivateur Son

    9%
  • Navigateur

    3%

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

Cournoyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cournoyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Cournoyer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cournoyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cournoyer in 1945 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cournoyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cournoyer 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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