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 1881, the most common Cornelsen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Cornelsen's were Farmers. Farmer and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cornelsen.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Going To School

    25%

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

Cornelsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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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