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Kort Family History

Kort Name Meaning
Dutch: nickname for a short person, from Dutch kort ‘short’.German: from a pet form of the personal name Konrad.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a weaver or cloth dealer, from Polish or Yiddish kort ‘cord’.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a gambler, from Yiddish kort ‘card’.

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

54,081 Historical Documents with Kort on Ancestry.com
26,644 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,179 Military Records
1,636 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Kort Families

  • Number of Kort families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kort families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kort families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kort census records

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Kort Family Origin

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Kort Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kort

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Kort Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Kort Civil War Service Records

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