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Cortright Family History

Cortright Name Meaning
Americanized form of Dutch Kortrijk (see Courtright).

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

59,749 Historical Documents with Cortright on Ancestry.com
6,349 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,647 Military Records
287 Immigration Records
9,419 Census and Voter Lists
42,047 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cortright Families

  • Number of Cortright families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cortright families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cortright families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cortright census records

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Cortright Family Origin

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Cortright Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cortright

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Cortright Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cortright census records

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Cortright Civil War Service Records

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