Kortright Family History

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Kortright Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Kortrijk (see Courtright).

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


Similar surnames: Cortright, Courtright, Cartright, Cutright, Cronkright, Jinright

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Kortright Family Origin

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Kortright Family Occupations

What did your Kortright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kortright. 27% of Kortright men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kortright women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kortright were Foreman and Proprietor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Janitor
    18%
  • Foreman
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    50%
  • Proprietor
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kortright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kortright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kortright 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 531 immigration records available for the last name Kortright. 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 458 military records available for the last name Kortright. For the veterans among your Kortright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kortright Life Expectancy

What is the average Kortright lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kortright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kortright in 1964 was 74, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kortright

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