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Corner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a hornblower or worker in horn, from an agent derivative of Old French corne ‘horn’ (see Corne). English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of hand mills, from an agent derivative of Old English cweorn ‘hand mill’ (see Corn 3). English: topographic name for someone who lived on the corner of two streets or tracks, (Middle English corner, from Old French cornier ‘angle’, ‘corner’). Americanized spelling of German Körner (see Koerner) or Swiss Korner.

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


Similar surnames: Horner, Cornet, Cordner, Corne, Corn, Borner, Conner, Comer, Carner

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Corner Family Origin

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Corner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Corner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Corner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corner. A less common occupation for the Corner family was Farming.

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Corner Life Expectancy

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