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County Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Monty, Mount, Prunty, Yount, Kountz, Counts, Brunty, Mountz, Fouty

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County Family Origin

Where is the County family from?

County Family Occupations

What did your County ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the County family was Boiler Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by County. The most common County occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of County's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Cook

    7%
  • Boiler Maker

    3%

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

County Historical Records

What County family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name County. Like a window into their day-to-day life, County 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 County

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name County. 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 County. For the veterans among your County ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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County Life Expectancy

What is the average County lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, County life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for County in 1958 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for County

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your County 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.

Famous County Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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