Coussens Family History

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Coussens Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of French Cousin or Coussin, a metonymic occupational name for a cushion maker, from Old French coissin ‘cushion’.

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


Similar surnames: Cosse, Courser, Pousson, Cousin, Countess, Cousens, Coursen, Casseus

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Coussens Family Origin

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Coussens Family Occupations

What did your Coussens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coussens family was Fish Dealer. The most common Coussens occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Coussens's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Baker and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coussens.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Builder

    7%
  • Fish Dealer

    7%

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Coussens Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Coussens Life Expectancy

What is the average Coussens lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Coussens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coussens in 1962 was 83, and 80 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coussens 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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