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Coutu Family History

Coutu Name Meaning
Of French origin: probably an altered form of Couteau, a metonymic occupational name for a knifemaker, from couteau ‘knife’.

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

86,724 Historical Documents with Coutu on Ancestry
15,987 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,170 Military Records
795 Immigration Records
18,257 Census and Voter Lists
50,515 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Coutu Families

  • Number of Coutu families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Coutu families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Coutu last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Coutu census records

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Coutu Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Coutu

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Coutu Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Coutu census records

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Military Service by Coutu

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