Kort Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a short person, from Dutch kort ‘short’. German: from a pet form of the personal name Konrad. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a weaver or cloth dealer, from Polish or Yiddish kort ‘cord’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a gambler, from Yiddish kort ‘card’.

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


Similar surnames: Korn, Kost, Korte, Kot, Ort, Bort, Korb, Kurt, Dort, Cort

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Kort Family Origin

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Kort Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carman

    4%
  • Cooper

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kort. The most common Kort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Kort's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kort family was Cooper.

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Kort Historical Records

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Kort Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Kort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kort in 1956 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kort

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