Courville Family History

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Courville Name Meaning

French: habitational name from either of two places in Marne and Eure-et-Loir, named with Latin curba villa, denoting a settlement in the curve of a road.

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

Similar surnames: Tourville, Carville, Douville, Colville, Couvillon, Neuville

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Courville Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Courville name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Courville. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Germanic Europe


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Courville Family Origin

Where is the Courville family from?

Courville Family Occupations

What did your Courville ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courville. The most common Courville occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Courville's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Courville family was Boot Bottomer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Planter

  • Boot Bottomer


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

Courville Historical Records

What Courville family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Courville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Courville census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 513 immigration records available for the last name Courville. 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 Courville. For the veterans among your Courville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Courville Life Expectancy

What is the average Courville lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Courville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Courville in 1944 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courville

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courville 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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