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Corfman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Korfmann an occupational name for a basketmaker or seller from Middle High German korp ‘basket’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Curfman, Wortman, Dorfman, Cornman, Copeman, Coffman, Carman, Roffman

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Where is the Corfman family from?

You can see how Corfman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corfman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Corfman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Corfman families living in New Brunswick. This was about 67% of all the recorded Corfman's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Corfman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Corfman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Corfman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Corfman. 60% of Corfman men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Corfman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corfman were Manager and Bookkeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Owner
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Corfman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corfman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 45 immigration records available for the last name Corfman. 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 Cards

There are 190 military records available for the last name Corfman. For the veterans among your Corfman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corfman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Corfman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Corfman in 1962 was 80, and 77 in 2004.

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