Couch Name Meaning

Cornish and Welsh: nickname for a red-haired man, from cough, coch ‘red(-haired)’. Compare Gough. English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of beds or bedding, or perhaps a nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English, Old French couche ‘bed’, a derivative of Old French coucher ‘to lay down’, Latin collocare ‘to place’.

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

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Couch Family Origin

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Couch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Couch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Couch's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Couch. A less common occupation for the Couch family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Couch | Data not to scale

Couch Historical Records

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Couch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Couch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Couch in 1940 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Couch

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