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Corkery Family History

Corkery Name Meaning
Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corcra ‘descendant of Corcra’, a personal name derived from corcair ‘purple’ (ultimately cognate with Latin purpur).

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

45,337 Historical Documents with Corkery on Ancestry.com
16,157 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,274 Military Records
2,212 Immigration Records
13,041 Census and Voter Lists
12,653 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Corkery Families

  • Number of Corkery families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Corkery families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Corkery last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Corkery census records

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Corkery Family Origin

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Corkery Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Corkery families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Corkery

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Corkery Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Corkery census records

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Corkery Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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