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Courtright Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Kortrijk: habitational name from the city of Kortrijk in Flanders in French known as Courtrai. Compare Cartwright Cortright Courtwright Curtright Cutright and Kortright . Perhaps also an altered form of English Cartwright .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cortright, Cartright, Cutright, Courtwright, Kortright, Courage

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Where is the Courtright family from?

You can see how Courtright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Courtright family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Courtright families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Courtright families living in Alberta. This was about 73% of all the recorded Courtright's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Courtright families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Courtright surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Courtright ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Courtright. 100% of Courtright men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Courtright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Courtright census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 586 immigration records available for the last name Courtright. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Courtright. For the veterans among your Courtright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Courtright lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Courtright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Courtright in 1944 was 22, and 68 in 2004.

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