Cory Family History

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Cory Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Corey.

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

Similar surnames: Dory, Mory, Cary, Cord, Gory, Corby, Cort, Corry, Corey, Corn

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Cory Family Origin

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Cory Family Occupations

What did your Cory ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cory. A less common occupation for the Cory family was School. The most common Cory occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Cory's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Laborer

  • School


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

Cory Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Cory. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cory 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Cory. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Cory. For the veterans among your Cory ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cory Life Expectancy

What is the average Cory lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Cory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cory in 1941 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cory

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cory 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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