Corfman Family History

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Corfman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling 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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Corfman Family Origin

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Corfman Family Occupations

What did your Corfman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Corfman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Corfman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corfman family was Milinar. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corfman.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Milinar

    5%

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Corfman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Corfman Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corfman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corfman 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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