Corlew Family History

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Corlew Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone thought to resemble a curlew in some way, Anglo-Norman French curleu, Old French corlieu. The spelling Corlew is recorded in Sussex in 1327, but now appears to have died out in the British Isles, replaced by the modern form Curlew.

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


Similar surnames: Curley, Cordes, Corner, Cole, Corley, Morley, Coley, Carle, Cordle

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Corlew Family Origin

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Corlew Family Occupations

What did your Corlew ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Corlew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Corlew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corlew family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corlew.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Corlew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Corlew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corlew 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Corlew. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Corlew. For the veterans among your Corlew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corlew Life Expectancy

What is the average Corlew lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Corlew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Corlew in 1952 was 31, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corlew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corlew 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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