Cordeiro Family History

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Cordeiro Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: from cordeiro ‘young lamb’ (Latin cordarius, a derivative of cordus ‘young’, ‘new’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, or a nickname meaning ‘lamb’.

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


Similar surnames: Cordero, Carreiro, Carneiro, Caldeira, Correia, Corder, Corner

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Cordeiro Family Origin

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Cordeiro Family Occupations

What did your Cordeiro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cordeiro. 17% of Cordeiro men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Cordeiro women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cordeiro were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Stitcher
    7%
  • Presser
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    4%

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

Cordeiro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cordeiro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cordeiro 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 Cordeiro. 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 Cordeiro. For the veterans among your Cordeiro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cordeiro Life Expectancy

What is the average Cordeiro lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Cordeiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Cordeiro in 1956 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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