Cornelsen Family History

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Cornelsen Name Meaning

Dutch: reduced form of Cornelison. North German: patronymic from the personal name Cornelius.

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

Similar surnames: Cornelson, Mortensen, Cornelison, Carlsen, Jorgensen, Bernsen

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Cornelsen Family Origin

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Cornelsen Family Occupations

What did your Cornelsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cornelsen. 91% of Cornelsen men worked as a Farmer and 80% of Cornelsen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cornelsen were Farmers Son and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Servant

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

Cornelsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cornelsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornelsen 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Cornelsen. 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 279 military records available for the last name Cornelsen. For the veterans among your Cornelsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cornelsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Cornelsen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Cornelsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cornelsen in 1962 was 61, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cornelsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cornelsen 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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