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Coursey Family History

Coursey Name Meaning
Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Courcy, from the Romano-Gallic personal name Curtius (a derivative of curtus ‘short’) + the locative suffix -acum. Compare Decoursey.

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

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18,815 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,052 Military Records
944 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Coursey Families

  • Number of Coursey families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Coursey families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Coursey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Coursey census records

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Coursey Family Origin

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Coursey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Coursey

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Coursey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Coursey census records

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Coursey Civil War Service Records

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