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Korn Family History

Korn Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German korn ‘grain’, a metonymic occupational name for a factor or dealer in grain or a nickname for a peasant.Dutch and German: from a short form of the personal name Cornelis or Cornelius.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Korn (Yiddish korn) ‘grain’, a metonymic occupational name as in 1, or an ornamental name.Czech: from a short form of the Czech personal name Kornel, a vernacular form of Cornelius.

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

144,382 Historical Documents with Korn on Ancestry.com
54,521 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,138 Military Records
10,869 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Korn Families

  • Number of Korn families
     137 - 272
     46 - 136
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Korn families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Korn families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Korn Family Origin

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Korn Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Korn

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Korn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Korn Civil War Service Records

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