Cordts Family History

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Cordts Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Cords. Americanized spelling of North German Kordts or possibly of Korz, a variant of Kurz.

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


Similar surnames: Cords, Cordes, Corts, Coonts, Couts, Cordle, Cord, Ports, Curts

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Cordts Family Origin

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Cordts Family Occupations

What did your Cordts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cordts. 16% of Cordts men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Cordts women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cordts were Manager and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Nurse
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cordts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cordts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cordts 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cordts. 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 611 military records available for the last name Cordts. For the veterans among your Cordts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cordts Life Expectancy

What is the average Cordts lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cordts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Cordts in 1948 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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