Cornely Family History

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Cornely Name Meaning

French (Cornély): from a personal name from Latin Cornelius (see Cornelius). The cathedral of St. Cornelius at Aachen was a center of pilgrimage, and the personal name was especially popular in this area in the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Cornell, Kornely, Corner, Cornelio, Torney, Corne, Horney, Carnell

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Cornely Family Origin

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Cornely Family Occupations

What did your Cornely ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cornely. 13% of Cornely men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Cornely women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cornely were Clerk and Clerical

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    11%
  • School Teacher
    11%
  • Arithematic Teacher
    6%
  • Clerical
    6%

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

Cornely Historical Records

What Cornely family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cornely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornely 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 354 immigration records available for the last name Cornely. 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 619 military records available for the last name Cornely. For the veterans among your Cornely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cornely Life Expectancy

What is the average Cornely lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cornely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cornely in 1951 was 33, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cornely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cornely 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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