Cordell Family History

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Cordell Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for an habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from a diminutive of Old French corde ‘rope’ (see Cordes). Americanized spelling of German Kardel (see Kardell).

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


Similar surnames: Cordes, Corbell, Cardell, Cornell, Correll, Cordle, Cordwell, Bodell

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Cordell Family Origin

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Cordell Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Carter

    25%
  • Plasterer

    25%
  • Railroad Man

    25%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Carter and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordell. The most common Cordell occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 25% of Cordell's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Cordell family was Railroad Man.

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Cordell Historical Records

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Cordell Life Expectancy

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