Courter Family History

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Courter Name Meaning

French: probably an altered spelling of Couture.

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


Similar surnames: Courser, Courey, Corter, Coursen, Courteau, Cluster, Courtier

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Courter Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Courter name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Courter. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    50%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    12%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Norway

    3%

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Courter Family Origin

Where is the Courter family from?

Courter Family Occupations

What did your Courter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courter. A less common occupation for the Courter family was Farm Laborer. The most common Courter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Courter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Courter Historical Records

What Courter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Courter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Courter 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 646 immigration records available for the last name Courter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Courter. For the veterans among your Courter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Courter Life Expectancy

What is the average Courter lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Courter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Courter in 1946 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courter 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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