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Coryell Family History

Coryell Name Meaning

Variant of Coriell a surname of presumably French origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cornell, Correll, Cordell, Coriell, Corbell, Gorrell, Korell, Cardell

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Where is the Coryell family from?

You can see how Coryell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coryell family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coryell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Coryell families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Coryell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Coryell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coryell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coryell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Coryell. 15% of Coryell men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Coryell women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coryell were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    11%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Coryell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coryell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 842 immigration records available for the last name Coryell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Coryell. For the veterans among your Coryell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coryell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Coryell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Coryell in 1954 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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