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Corless Family History

Corless Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): variant of Corliss.

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


Similar surnames: Curless, Hurless, Curles, Corliss, Cordes, Caress, Corley, Harless

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Where is the Corless family from?

You can see how Corless families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corless family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Corless families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 57 Corless families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Corless's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Corless families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Corless surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Corless ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Corless. 62% of Corless men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    62%
  • Merchant
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Labourer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    100%
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What Corless family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Corless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corless 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Corless. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Corless. For the veterans among your Corless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corless lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Corless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Corless in 1957 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

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