Corey Family History

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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

What did your Corey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Corey. 37% of Corey men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Corey women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corey were Labourer and Apprentice

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Fisherman
    5%
  • Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • School Teacher
    9%
  • Apprentice
    3%

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

Corey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Corey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corey 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Corey. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Corey. For the veterans among your Corey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corey Life Expectancy

What is the average Corey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corey 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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