Corey Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Kori, which is of uncertain meaning. Northern Irish: variant of Curry.

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


Similar surnames: Corby, Carey, Corley, Morey, Lorey, Cowey, Cobey, Coley, Coney

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Corey Family Origin

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Corey Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Corey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Corey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corey. A less common occupation for the Corey family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Corey Historical Records

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Corey Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Corey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Corey in 1942 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

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