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Kortan Family History

Kortan Name Meaning

Czech (Kortán): from a pet form of the Old Czech personal name Kornel, a vernacular form of Latin Cornelius.

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


Similar surnames: Korda, Kotas, Kocan, Kochan, Organ, Toran, Kort, Koran, Boran, Orban

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Where is the Kortan family from?

You can see how Kortan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kortan family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kortan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Kortan families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Kortan's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Kortan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kortan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kortan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kortan. 30% of Kortan men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Kortan women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kortan were Mechanic and Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Mechanic
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    67%
  • Waitress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kortan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kortan 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Kortan. 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 262 military records available for the last name Kortan. For the veterans among your Kortan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kortan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kortan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kortan in 1963 was 82, and 78 in 2004.

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