Cornelison Family History

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Cornelison Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Cornelis, vernacular form of Cornelius.

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

Similar surnames: Cornelsen, Cornelson, Torkelson, Cornelius, Elison, Jordison

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Cornelison Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cornelison name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cornelison. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Cornelison Family Origin

Where is the Cornelison family from?

Cornelison Family Occupations

What did your Cornelison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cornelison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Cornelison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cornelison family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornelison.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Cornelison Historical Records

What Cornelison family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Cornelison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornelison 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 526 immigration records available for the last name Cornelison. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cornelison. For the veterans among your Cornelison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cornelison Life Expectancy

What is the average Cornelison lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cornelison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cornelison in 1943 was 20, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cornelison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cornelison 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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