Corpening Family History

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Corpening Name Meaning

Altered form of German Köp(e)nick (see Koepnick).

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


Similar surnames: Dorning, Corning, Corzine, Rexing, Terpening, Bruening, Kroening

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Corpening Family Origin

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Corpening Family Occupations

What did your Corpening ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Corpening family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corpening. The most common Corpening occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Corpening's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Corpening Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Corpening. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corpening census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Corpening. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Corpening. For the veterans among your Corpening ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corpening Life Expectancy

What is the average Corpening lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Corpening life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Corpening in 1943 was 26, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corpening

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corpening 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.

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