Countess Family History

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Countess Name Meaning

English: from Middle English contas(e), Old French contesse ‘countess’, applied as a nickname for a proud, haughty woman or for an effeminate or foppish man, or as an occupational name for a servant of a countess.

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


Similar surnames: Counter, Countiss, Conte, Coussens, Holness, Courtois, Contessa

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Countess Family Origin

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Countess Family Occupations

What did your Countess ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Countess. The most common Countess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Countess's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Countess family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Conductor

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Countess ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Countess Historical Records

What Countess family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Countess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Countess census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Countess

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Countess. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Countess. For the veterans among your Countess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Countess Life Expectancy

What is the average Countess lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Countess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Countess in 1956 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Countess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Countess ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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