Corbet Family History

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Corbet Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Corbett.

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

Similar surnames: Corbit, Gorbet, Torbet, Corbitt, Cordes, Corpe, Combee, Corte, Corse

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Corbet Family Origin

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Corbet Family Occupations

What did your Corbet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corbet. The most common Corbet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Corbet's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corbet family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Corbet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Corbet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corbet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Corbet. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Corbet. For the veterans among your Corbet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corbet Life Expectancy

What is the average Corbet lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Corbet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Corbet in 1960 was 55, and 98 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corbet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corbet 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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