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Cordle Family History

Cordle Name Meaning

English (Suffolk of Norman origin): variant of Cordell . Possibly an Americanized form of German Kördel a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with kuoni ‘daring’. Compare Conrad .

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


Similar surnames: Cords, Cole, Corle, Coale, Cordes, Copple, Cord, Colle, Bortle

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Where is the Cordle family from?

You can see how Cordle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cordle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cordle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Cordle families living in Virginia. This was about 39% of all the recorded Cordle's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Cordle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cordle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cordle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cordle. 28% of Cordle men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Cordle women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cordle were Miner and Housewife. .

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farming
    18%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    36%
  • House Work
    16%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Cordle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cordle 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Cordle. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cordle. For the veterans among your Cordle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cordle lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cordle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cordle in 1948 was 27, and 68 in 2004.

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