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Conkwright Family History

Conkwright Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Krankheyt (see Cronkhite ).

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


Similar surnames: Conkright, Cronkright, Courtright, Cortright, Drumwright, Cutright

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Where is the Conkwright family from?

You can see how Conkwright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Conkwright family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Conkwright families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Conkwright families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Conkwright's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Conkwright families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Conkwright surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Conkwright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Conkwright. 33% of Conkwright men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Conkwright women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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
    33%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Conkwright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conkwright 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 52 immigration records available for the last name Conkwright. 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 151 military records available for the last name Conkwright. For the veterans among your Conkwright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Conkwright lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Conkwright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Conkwright in 1963 was 85, and 56 in 2003.

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