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Conkright Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Krankheyt (see Cronkhite ).

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


Similar surnames: Conkwright, Cronkright, Cortright, Cutright, Cartright, Kortright

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Where is the Conkright family from?

You can see how Conkright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Conkright family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Conkright families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Conkright families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Conkright's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Conkright families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Conkright surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Conkright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Conkright. 35% of Conkright men worked as a Laborer and 45% of Conkright women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Conkright were Carpenter and Housework. .

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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

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Labor
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    45%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Housework
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Conkright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conkright 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 88 immigration records available for the last name Conkright. 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 346 military records available for the last name Conkright. For the veterans among your Conkright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Conkright lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Conkright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Conkright in 1946 was 31, and 91 in 2004.

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