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Corrin Surname Meaning

Irish and Manx: shortened form of Mac Torin from Gaelic mac ‘son (of)’ + Old Norse Thórfinnr (from Thórr the name of the Scandinavian thunder god + the ethnic designation Finnr). Compare Turpin . This name has occasionally been confused with Corin . English (Lancashire): variant of Curwen .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Corris, Curtin, Carlin, Corrick, Corrie, Forkin, Murrin, Corgan

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Where is the Corrin family from?

You can see how Corrin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corrin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Corrin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 35 Corrin families living in Ontario. This was about 61% of all the recorded Corrin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Corrin families in 1911.
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What did your Corrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Corrin. 60% of Corrin men worked as a Labourer and 100% of Corrin women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
  • Blacksmith

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Corrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corrin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Corrin. 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 894 military records available for the last name Corrin. For the veterans among your Corrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corrin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Corrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Corrin in 1956 was 38, and 69 in 2003.

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