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Corp Name Meaning

English and French: from Old French corp ‘raven’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with glossy dark hair. In some cases the English name may be derived from the cognate Old Norse korpr.

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


Similar surnames: Carp, Corn, Coop, Copp, Cord, Court, Cap, Codd, Worl, Torp

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Where is the Corp family from?

You can see how Corp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corp family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Corp families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 10 Corp families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Corp's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Corp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Corp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Corp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Corp. 19% of Corp men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Corp women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corp were Painter and Farmer.

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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
    19%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Housework
    17%
  • Secretary
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Corp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Corp. 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 39,000 military records available for the last name Corp. For the veterans among your Corp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corp lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Corp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Corp in 1951 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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