Courtwright Family History

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Courtwright Name Meaning

See Kortright. Possibly an altered spelling of English Cartwright.

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


Similar surnames: Courtright, Cartright, Cutright, Cartwright, Corriea, Courser, Wright

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Courtwright Family Origin

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Courtwright Family Occupations

What did your Courtwright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Courtwright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Courtwright's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courtwright. A less common occupation for the Courtwright family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

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

Courtwright Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Courtwright Life Expectancy

What is the average Courtwright lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Courtwright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Courtwright in 1943 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courtwright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courtwright 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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