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Courtwright Family History

Courtwright Name Meaning
See Kortright.Possibly an altered spelling of English Cartwright.

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

23,099 Historical Documents with Courtwright on Ancestry.com
3,829 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,105 Military Records
140 Immigration Records
4,673 Census and Voter Lists
13,352 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Courtwright Families

  • Number of Courtwright families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Courtwright families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Courtwright last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Courtwright census records

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Courtwright Family Origin

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Courtwright Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Courtwright

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Courtwright Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Courtwright census records

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Courtwright Civil War Service Records

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