Cordray Family History

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Cordray Name Meaning

English: nickname for a proud man, from Old French cuer de roi ‘king’s heart’.

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


Similar surnames: Cowdrey, Borra, Ordway, Cordry, Cordrey, Cordner, Korda, Carda

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Cordray Family Origin

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Cordray Family Occupations

What did your Cordray ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cordray occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Cordray's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordray. A less common occupation for the Cordray family was Farms.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farms

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Cordray Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cordray Life Expectancy

What is the average Cordray lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cordray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cordray in 1950 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cordray

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cordray 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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