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Corn Family History

Corn Name Meaning
English: nickname from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cran ‘crane’ (see Crane).English: from Middle English corn ‘grain’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or grower, or possibly a miller.English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills, Old English cweorn.Altered spelling of German Korn or a shortened form of any of the composite names formed with this element.

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

365,603 Historical Documents with Corn on Ancestry.com
48,291 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,069 Military Records
3,467 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Corn Families

  • Number of Corn families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Corn families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Corn families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Corn Family Origin

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Corn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Corn

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Corn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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