Corcoran Family History

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Corcoran Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corcráin ‘descendant of Corcrán’, a diminutive of the personal name Corcra (see Corkery).

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


Similar surnames: Conran, Curran, Carolan, Coonan, Coogan, Colleran, Corrigan, Corban

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Corcoran Family Origin

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Corcoran Family Occupations

What did your Corcoran ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Corcoran occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Corcoran's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corcoran family was Labourer. Farmer, Cultivateur and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corcoran.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Cultivateur

    9%
  • School

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%

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

Corcoran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Corcoran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corcoran 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Corcoran. 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 Corcoran. For the veterans among your Corcoran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corcoran Life Expectancy

What is the average Corcoran lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Corcoran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Corcoran in 1940 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corcoran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corcoran 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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