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Cornman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kornmann or of Dutch Kornman .

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


Similar surnames: Kornman, Corfman, Coleman, Corman, Portman, Copeman, Wortman, Norman

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Where is the Cornman family from?

You can see how Cornman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cornman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cornman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Cornman families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Cornman's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Cornman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cornman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cornman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cornman. 24% of Cornman men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Cornman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cornman were Painter and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Painter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housework
    19%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
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What Cornman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cornman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornman 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Cornman. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Cornman. For the veterans among your Cornman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cornman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cornman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cornman in 1948 was 37, and 63 in 2004.

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