Corey Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Kori, which is of uncertain meaning. Northern Irish: variant of Curry.

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


Similar surnames: Corby, Carey, Corley, Morey, Lorey, Cowey, Cobey, Coley, Coney

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Corey Family Origin

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Corey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

In 1881, the most common Corey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 46% of Corey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corey family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corey.

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Corey Historical Records

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Corey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Corey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Corey in 1942 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corey

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