Core Family History

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Core Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Southern Italian: from a short form of the personal names Boncore, literally ‘good heart’, a medieval omen name, or Belcore.

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

Similar surnames: Clore, Corn, More, Cole, Care, Corea, Corte, Cord, Lore, Dore

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Core Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Core name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Core. 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


  • Italy


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Core Family Origin

Where is the Core family from?

Core Family Occupations

What did your Core ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Core family was Farming. The most common Core occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Core's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Core.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Core Historical Records

What Core family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Core. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Core 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 Core. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Core. For the veterans among your Core ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Core Life Expectancy

What is the average Core lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Core life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Core in 1953 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Core 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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