Cornelson Family History

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Cornelson Name Meaning

Respelling of Dutch and North German Cornelsen.

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


Similar surnames: Cornelsen, Carlson, Cornelison, Cornelius, Powelson, Jorgenson

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Cornelson Family Origin

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Cornelson Family Occupations

What did your Cornelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Candy Dealer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornelson. The most common Cornelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Cornelson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cornelson family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Candy Dealer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Merchant

    13%

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

Cornelson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cornelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Cornelson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cornelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cornelson in 1959 was 42, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cornelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cornelson 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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