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Cornfield Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Cranfield . Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish or German Kornfeld .

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

Similar surnames: Corfield, Kornfeld, Woodfield, Cockfield, Canfield, Cranfield

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Where is the Cornfield family from?

You can see how Cornfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cornfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cornfield families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Cornfield families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Cornfield's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Cornfield families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cornfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cornfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Cornfield. 28% of Cornfield men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Cutter
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Cornfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornfield 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 849 immigration records available for the last name Cornfield. 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 574 military records available for the last name Cornfield. For the veterans among your Cornfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cornfield lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cornfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cornfield in 1962 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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