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Cordell Family History

Cordell Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for an habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from a diminutive of Old French corde ‘rope’ (see Cordes).Americanized spelling of German Kardel (see Kardell).

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

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Name Distribution of Cordell Families

  • Number of Cordell families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cordell families
     155 - 307
     52 - 154
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cordell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cordell Family Origin

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Cordell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cordell

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Cordell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Cordell Civil War Service Records

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