Corning Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Corning Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German Körnig, a nickname for a strong person, from körnig ‘robust’, ‘solid’, or from Korney, a variant of Cornelius.

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


Similar surnames: Horning, Dorning, Cornish, Moring, Curling, Werning, Morning, Corbin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Corning Family Origin

Where is the Corning family from?

SHOW MORE

Corning Family Occupations

What did your Corning ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Corning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Corning's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corning family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corning.

Source: Census data for Corning | Data not to scale

Corning Historical Records

What Corning family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Corning ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Corning

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Corning Life Expectancy

What is the average Corning lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corning 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Corning Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name