Courser Family History

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Courser Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of French Coursier, an occupational name for a messenger or runner, Old French coursier; alternatively it may be an Americanized spelling of German Kurzer, a nickname for a short man, from a noun derivative of Middle High German kur(t)z ‘short’.

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


Similar surnames: Coursen, Corner, Courier, Couse, Courter, Coursey, Corser, Court

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Courser Family Origin

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Courser Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courser. The most common Courser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Courser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Courser family was Blacksmith.

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Courser Historical Records

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Courser Life Expectancy

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Famous Courser Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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