Corder Family History

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Corder Name Meaning

English: variant of Cordier. Catalan: occupational name for a maker of cord or string, from an agent derivative of Catalan corda ‘string’, ‘cord’.

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

Similar surnames: Cordier, Cordes, Carder, Cordner, Corner, Corker, Corda, Comer

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Corder Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Corder name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Corder. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Corder Family Origin

Where is the Corder family from?

Corder Family Occupations

What did your Corder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corder. The most common Corder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Corder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corder family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Corder Historical Records

What Corder family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Corder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corder 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Corder. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Corder. For the veterans among your Corder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corder Life Expectancy

What is the average Corder lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Corder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Corder in 1943 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corder 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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