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Kornman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kornmann: occupational name for a grain merchant or for the manager of a granary from Middle High German korn ‘grain’ + man ‘man’. Compare Corman and Korman . Dutch: occupational name for a grain dealer Middle Dutch cornman. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kornmann an artificial or occupational name from German Korn ‘grain’ + Mann ‘man’. Compare 4 below. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial or occupational name from Yiddish korn ‘rye’ + man ‘man’. Compare 3 above.

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


Similar surnames: Korman, Kerzman, Corfman, Cornman, Wortman, Kinman, Kurman, Kirkman

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Where is the Kornman family from?

You can see how Kornman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kornman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kornman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 14 Kornman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Kornman's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kornman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kornman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kornman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kornman. 30% of Kornman men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Kornman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kornman were Proprietor and Secretary. .

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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

  • Salesman
    30%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Jeweler
    17%
  • Secretary
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kornman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kornman 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Kornman. 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 267 military records available for the last name Kornman. For the veterans among your Kornman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kornman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kornman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kornman in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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