Cora Family History

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Cora Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from places called Cora in Lugo and Pontevedra provinces.

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

Similar surnames: Cova, Cota, Nora, Mora, Cura, Corea, Cira, Coca, Coria, Lora

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Cora Family Origin

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Cora Family Occupations

What did your Cora ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cora. 30% of Cora men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Cora women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cora were Jornalero and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labrador
  • Jornalero

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife

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

Cora Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Cora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cora 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cora. 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 Cora. For the veterans among your Cora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cora Life Expectancy

What is the average Cora lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Cora in 1959 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

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