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Cordell Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for an habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from a diminutive of Old French corde ‘rope’ (see Cordes). Americanized spelling of German Kardel (see Kardell).

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


Similar surnames: Cordes, Corbell, Cardell, Cornell, Correll, Cordle, Cordwell, Bodell

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Cordell Family Origin

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Cordell Family Occupations

What did your Cordell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordell. A less common occupation for the Cordell family was Farming. The most common Cordell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Cordell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%

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Cordell Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cordell ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cordell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cordell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Cordell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cordell in 1948 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

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