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Coursen Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch Corsen, attested in records of New Netherland, or perhaps an altered spelling of the French habitational names Courson or Coursan, from either of two places so called, in Aude and Aube, both named for a Romano-Gallic landlord Curtenus (a derivative of Latin curtus ‘short’) + the locative suffix -anum.

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


Similar surnames: Courson, Coursey, Courser, Corse, Courey, Corsey, Cousin, Courter

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Coursen Family Origin

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Coursen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coursen family was Labourer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coursen. The most common Coursen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Coursen's were Farmers.

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Coursen Historical Records

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Coursen Life Expectancy

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