Cords Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cordes. Americanized spelling of German Kordts (see Cordts). Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Koenraet (see Conrad).

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


Similar surnames: Cordes, Cord, Cordts, Corns, Cordle, Cordi, Corts, Corte, Corda

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Cords Family Origin

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Cords Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Bookkeeper In Store

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Cords occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Cords's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cords family was Bookkeeper In Store. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cords.

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Cords Historical Records

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Cords Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Cords life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Cords in 1962 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cords

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