Coor Family History

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Coor Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kuhr, an occupational name from Middle High German kure ‘official inspector’, or Middle Low German kur(e) ‘lookout’, ‘watchman’.

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


Similar surnames: Door, Cool, Mohr, Hoog, Coon, Coar, Foor, Cook, Coop, Schoor

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Coor Family Origin

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Coor Family Occupations

What did your Coor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Coor. 34% of Coor men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Coor women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coor were Farm Labor and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    31%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Farm Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Housewife
    14%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Coor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Coor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coor 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 555 immigration records available for the last name Coor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Coor. For the veterans among your Coor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coor Life Expectancy

What is the average Coor lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Coor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Coor in 1949 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coor 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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