Corse Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Corse, from Welsh cors ‘marsh’, ‘bog’. Scottish: topographic name from northern Middle English cors, corse ‘cross’, or a habitational name for someone from any of various places, for example in Grampian and Orkney, named with this word. Danish or Dutch: from the personal name Corsse, a variant of Carsten, which was borne by Scandinavian settlers in New Netherland in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Gorse, Carse, Corte, Cosse, Furse, Borne, Morse, Couse, Corser

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Corse Family Origin

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Corse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corse. The most common Corse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Corse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corse family was Keeping House.

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Corse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Corse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Corse in 1946 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corse

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