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Cornette Name Meaning

Altered form of English Cornett . French Flemish and Walloon: habitational name from any of several places in France (Nord) and Belgium named La Cornette. French: from the feminine form of Cornet or perhaps a nickname from cornette ‘cornet wimple’ (a kind of women's headgear).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cornetta, Corneau, Chenette, Corbett, Burnette, Cossette, Cornett

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Where is the Cornette family from?

You can see how Cornette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cornette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cornette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Cornette family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Cornette's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Cornette families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cornette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cornette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cornette. 23% of Cornette men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Cornette women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cornette were Salesman and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cornette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 250 immigration records available for the last name Cornette. 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 Cards

There are 664 military records available for the last name Cornette. For the veterans among your Cornette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cornette lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cornette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cornette in 1945 was 26, and 54 in 2004.

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