Cortner Family History

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Cortner Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): unexplained. Compare Cartner. Americanized spelling of German Kortner, probably a habitational name from any of several places called Korten in Westphalia, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. This is also found as a Norwegian name, probably taken there from Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Ortner, Corner, Cartner, Fortner, Curtner, Borner, Cotner, Portner

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Cortner Family Origin

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Cortner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Clergyman

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cortner family was Clergyman. The most common Cortner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Cortner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cortner.

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Cortner Life Expectancy

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