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Decoursey Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin; also written De Coursey): habitational name for someone from any of various places in northern France called Courcy, from the Romano-Gallic personal name Curtius (a derivative of Latin curtus ‘short’; compare Court 2) + the locative suffix -acum.

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


Similar surnames: Coursey, Courtney, Dorsey, Demory, Coursen, Curley, Derousse

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Decoursey Family Origin

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Decoursey Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    50%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Decoursey family was Tailor. Going To School, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Decoursey. The most common Decoursey occupation in Canada was Going To School. 50% of Decoursey's were Going To Schools.

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Decoursey Historical Records

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Decoursey Life Expectancy

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