Cora Family History

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Cora Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from places called Cora in Lugo and Pontevedra provinces.

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


Similar surnames: Cova, Cota, Nora, Mora, Cura, Corea, Cira, Coca, Coria, Lora

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Cora Family Origin

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Cora Family Occupations

What did your Cora ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cora. A less common occupation for the Cora family was At Leisure. The most common Cora occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Cora's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • At Leisure

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cora ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cora Historical Records

What Cora family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cora census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Cora

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cora. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cora. For the veterans among your Cora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cora Life Expectancy

What is the average Cora lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Cora in 1959 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cora

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cora ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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