Cordes Family History

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Cordes Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for a habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from the genitive or plural form of Old French corde ‘string’ (see Coard). Variant spelling of German Kordes. French: habitational name from any of several places called Cordes.

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


Similar surnames: Cordell, Corder, Bordes, Cords, Corda, Cordon, Cortes, Carden, Lodes

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Cordes Family Origin

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Cordes Family Occupations

What did your Cordes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordes. A less common occupation for the Cordes family was Grocer. The most common Cordes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Cordes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

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Cordes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cordes Life Expectancy

What is the average Cordes lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cordes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cordes in 1955 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cordes 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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