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Cordes Family History

Cordes Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for a habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from the genitive or plural form of Old French corde ‘string’ (see Coard).Variant spelling of German Kordes.French: habitational name from any of several places called Cordes.

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

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Name Distribution of Cordes Families

  • Number of Cordes families
     85 - 167
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cordes families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cordes last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cordes Family Origin

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Cordes Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cordes

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Cordes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Cordes Civil War Service Records

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