Corkern Family History

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Corkern Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish Corcoran.

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


Similar surnames: Corkery, Corkran, Morken, Corgan, Dormer, Coffeen, Colen, Burkeen

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Corkern Family Origin

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Corkern Family Occupations

What did your Corkern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Corkern family was Keeping House. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Corkern. The most common Corkern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Corkern's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Corkern ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Corkern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Corkern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corkern 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 Corkern. 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 Corkern. For the veterans among your Corkern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corkern Life Expectancy

What is the average Corkern lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Corkern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Corkern in 1943 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corkern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corkern 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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