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Courson Family History

Courson Name Meaning
French: habitational name from either of two places named Courson, in Calvados and Essonne, from the personal name Curtenus (a derivative of Latin curtus ‘short’) + the locative suffix -onem, or from a place in Yonne named with the same personal name + Gaulish dunum meaning ‘pride’; later, ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’.See Coursen.

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

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14,101 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,045 Military Records
618 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Courson Families

  • Number of Courson families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Courson families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Courson families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Courson Family Origin

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Courson Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Courson

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Courson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Courson Civil War Service Records

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