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Cordner Name Meaning

occupational name from Anglo-Norman French cordewaner ‘cordwainer’, ‘shoemaker’. from an agent derivative of Old French cordon ‘ribbon’, hence an occupational name for a maker or seller of cord or ribbon. occupational name for a worker in fine Spanish kid leather, from an agent derivative of Old French cordoan (see Cordon 2).

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


Similar surnames: Corner, Cordier, Corder, Bordner, Cordes, Carder, Horner, Bodner

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Cordner Family Origin

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Cordner Family Occupations

What did your Cordner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cordner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Cordner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cordner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordner.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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Cordner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cordner Life Expectancy

What is the average Cordner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cordner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Cordner in 1957 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cordner 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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